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VANCOUVER, BC (October 7, 2022) – VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation today announced that the tickets for the Millionaire Lottery are now on sale until midnight, January 12, 2023, or until tickets sell out. The Millionaire Lottery supports VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and money raised goes to funding innovative research, advancing specialized adult health care, and purchasing critical medical equipment at Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Community Health Services and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
“The funds raised from the Millionaire Lottery go towards supporting cutting-edge research, technology and equipment across Vancouver Coastal Health, which cares for more than 1.25 million British Columbians each year,” said Angela Chapman, President and CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. “Every year, more than 32,200 surgeries are performed at VGH and UBC Hospital, and Millionaire Lottery funds ensure that our world-class health care teams are equipped with the tools and technology they need to provide the best care possible. On behalf of the Foundation, thank you to everyone who supports the Millionaire Lottery, and helping us transform health care.”
The winner of the Millionaire Lottery can choose one of ten grand prize packages.
“Millionaire Lottery raises necessary funds to ensure that Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Community Health Services and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute have the world-class medical professionals, technology and research needed to treat all illnesses or injuries, no matter how complex or rare,” said Todd Talbot, Millionaire Lottery Spokesperson. “This year the Millionaire Lottery has over 3,000 prizes to win, valued at over $4.1 million! One of the grand prize packages located in Langley is 5,170 sq. ft., and has five bedrooms, as well as a two bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom suite that can be used for extended family or added income. The grand prize winner also has the option of choosing $2.7 million tax-free cash!”
Millionaire Lottery tickets are 2 for $100, 5 for $175, 10 for $300 and 25 for $600. The lottery also includes extra games: the 50/50 PLUS lottery with a maximum prize payout up to $1,200,000 (depending on the number of tickets sold), and the Daily Cash PLUS game returns with 105 days of winning, with a value of all prizes being $310,000.
To encourage early ticket buying, there will be three Bonus draws, worth over $107,000 total, and an Early Bird draw worth over $200,000. 50 winners will receive $1,000 cash each, and one winner of the Early Bird draw will choose between a:
The Millionaire Lottery has been in operation since 1996 and to date the Millionaire Lottery has raised over $77 million for VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Individuals can purchase their tickets on-line at www.millionairelottery.com, by phone: 604-602-5848, toll-free: 1-888-445-5825, or in-person at any London Drugs starting on October 11, 2022.
VGH treats 60 per cent of British Columbia’s adult trauma cases, and 50 per cent of their surgical patients are from outside Vancouver. VGH is one of only two accredited adult Level 1 Trauma Centres in BC and, together with UBC Hospital and GF Strong, are the province’s main referral centres for specialist care.