FAQs

Learn more about the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation 50/50 Online Raffle.

 

How does the 50/50 Raffle work?

The 50/50 raffle is where individuals purchase ticket(s) for the opportunity to win 50% of the total money raised through the sale of 50/50 tickets for that draw.

I cannot access wrh5050.ca What should I do?

The online 50/50 Raffle does not support Internet Explorer.  Please use Safari, Chrome or Firefox to open the link.

https://wrhraffle.5050central.com/ is a direct link that can be copied and pasted into a Safari, Chrome or Firefox.

The online raffle form is completely mobile-friendly.  Try using the raffle link on a mobile device, this may fix any technical difficulties. 

If you require assistance accessing the site please contact Brandon Osborne in the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation by email or call 519-254-5577 ext. 52449. 

Where does the other 50% of the proceeds raised go?

The other 50% of the proceeds raised support the 3D Digital Mammography Machine to enhance and improve services for patients and their families, please visit www.wrh.on.ca.

Who is eligible to buy 50/50 draw tickets?

You must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of Ontario.

Where can I purchase tickets for the WRH Foundation 50/50 Raffle?

1. In-person at:

Windsor Regional Hospital
  • Met Campus: 1995 Lens Ave. Windsor, ON N8W 1L9
  • Ouellette Campus: 1030 Ouellette Ave. Windsor, ON N9A 1E1
Windsor Crossing Premium Outlets (1555 Talbot Rd. Windsor, ON N9H 2N2)
  • December 4th, 11th, and 18th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • December 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th during business hours.
W.E. Made It: Christmas Market at the Jackson Park Bright Lights Display (125 Tecumseh Rd. East Windsor, ON N8Z 2P7)
  • Sunday, December 8th, 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
2. Online at: wrh5050.ca.

Can I play more than once in a draw?

Yes. You can purchase more than one ticket per draw.

What are the odds of winning?

The odds of winning the prize are based on the number of tickets sold during an event.

Do I have better odds online?

Your odds of winning do not change based on the manner in which you purchase your 50/50 draw ticket; online and retail sales have the same odds of winning. The odds of winning the prize are based on the number of tickets sold during the period of the draw.

What is your refund or return policy?

All 50/50 raffle ticket sales (retail sales or online) are final and may not be exchanged or refunded.

How is the winning number drawn?

A unique winning number is randomly generated and issued by the electronic 50/50 system out of the numbers purchased (retail sales and online) for that particular draw. The mechanism for selecting the winning number is a computer-based random number generator that has been certified by the AGCO.

When do sales open?

The ticket sale starts on November 25, 2019.

When is the winning number drawn?

December 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm EST at Windsor Regional Hospital Met Campus.

Where is the winning number posted?

The number will be announced via e-mail and online.

If I have the winning 50/50 number, how do I claim my prize?

The winning ticket holder has 6 months in which to claim their prize from the date of the draw. If you have the winning 50/50 number, please contact Brandon Osborne in the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation by email or call 519-254-5577 ext. 52449. You must complete the required winner claimant documents in person at Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation Met Campus (1995 Lens Ave. Windsor, ON N8W 1L9). Winners must have the original winning ticket and not a copy.

Please note: Online ticket sales must be claimed by the individual(s) named in the original purchase transaction. WRH Foundation is not responsible for any division of the winning prize amount to any other party other than the individual(s) named in the original purchase transaction.

What currency is the prize money paid in?

All transactions and winnings are paid in Canadian Dollars. Prizes will be paid by cheque payable to the winner.

If I win, can I play again?

Absolutely! If you are a previous 50/50 winner, you remain eligible to win future 50/50 draws if you continue to meet all the terms of eligibility.

Do I need to live in Ontario to play?

You do not need to live in the province of Ontario to purchase a 50/50 ticket but you do need to be physically located within the province of Ontario at the time of purchase of your online 50/50 ticket to be eligible to play.

How can I pay for my online 50/50 ticket?

Our online 50/50 website accepts the following payment types: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

I purchased a 50/50 raffle ticket online but I did not get my numbers. What should I do?

If you purchased your 50/50 ticket but did not receive your numbers, please check your junk or spam folders in the event it was flagged by your email provider. If you still do not have your 50/50 ticket, please contact Brandon Osborne in the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation by email or call 519-254-5577 ext. 52449.

I think I, or someone I know, may have a problem with gambling. What should I do?

The WRH Foundation promotes responsible gaming at all times. If you are looking for help or advice about problem gambling, please visit: www.problemgamblinghelpine.ca or contact the Ontario Problem Gambling Help Line / Free Health Services Information at 1-888-230-3505.

How can I donate and support the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation?

Visit the Windsor Regional Hospital Foundation online at wrhfoundation.ca.