FAQ – Kinsmen of Peterborough

FAQ

GENERAL QUESTIONS

What is a Catch the Ace raffle?

The Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle is a provincial online version of a popular raffle. Catch the Ace is a progressive jackpot, multiple-draw, weekly raffle in which ticketholders have the chance to win a Weekly Cash Prize and the Catch the Ace Progressive Jackpot.

How does the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle work?

  1. Select and purchase your tickets to the weekly draw.                                 
  2. Select a card that will be revealed if you are the winner of the weekly draw.         
  3. If your card is the Ace of Spades – You’ve WON the progressive jackpot as well as the weekly jackpot.           
  4. If you did not have the Ace of Spades you are still the weekly draw winner, and the progressive jackpot keeps growing until the Ace of Spades is drawn.

If the Ace of Spades is not drawn, tickets will become available for the following week’s draw beginning at 5:00 PM each Wednesday, following the previous weekly draw.

Tickets prices are:

  • 10 for $10.00
  • 60 for $20.00
  • 200 for $40.00

Weekly draws continue until the Ace of Spades is caught and the Progressive Jackpot is won!

Who is eligible to play Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace?

A ticket purchaser must be 18 years of age or older to enter the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle.

A ticket purchaser must be located in Ontario at the time of ticket purchase.

How are the weekly prize and progressive jackpot determined and won?

The playing card hidden in the envelope that goes along with the winning ticket will be revealed. The ticket purchaser with the winning ticket will receive 20% of total ticket sales from the week leading up to the draw. If the playing card revealed is the Ace of Spades, the winner will also receive the Catch the Ace Progressive Jackpot. This jackpot is 30% of all weekly ticket sales collected up until the Ace of Spades is revealed. When the Ace of Spades is revealed, the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle is complete.

When are the deadlines for the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle ticket sales?

Tickets will become available for the next week’s draw beginning at 7:00 PM each Wednesday, following the previous weekly draw.

Is every part of the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle managed through a digital platform?

All aspects of the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle are managed using a digital platform, or software program, that has been approved by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario. This program is similar to the one present at professional hockey and basketball games in Ontario. There are no paper tickets generated during this raffle.

What are the odds of winning in the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle?

The odds of winning a Weekly Prize draw depend on the number of tickets in the draw. There is no limit to the number of tickets that can be sold. The odds of selecting the envelope containing the Ace of Spades begins at 1 in 52 and these odds improve with each weekly removal of envelopes containing a card other than the Ace of Spades.

What percentage of the raffle proceeds go to the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough?

Fifty percent of all raffle proceeds are retained by the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough to support local charities.

What is the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle License Number?

Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle license number is 1207877, as provided by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario.

DIGITAL TICKETS & ENVELOPES

Where can I buy Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle tickets?

Tickets may only be purchased online. Click here to order now! Tickets will be delivered via email only.

How much do Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle tickets cost?

Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle offers the following ticket bundles:

  • 10 for $10.00
  • 60 for $20.00
  • 200 for $40.00

Can I buy tickets that qualify for more than one weekly draw?

No. Tickets may only be purchased for the upcoming weekly draw. Ticket subscriptions and multiple week purchases are not permitted by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, at this time.

Why is there a limit to the number of ticket bundles I can buy?

While there is no limit to the number of tickets you may buy, the raffle program has a limit of ten bundles per order. If you would like to order more bundles, a separate order is required.

Can I order a ticket if I do not live in Ontario?

Ticket purchasers must be in the province of Ontario at the time of their purchase and must allow the website access to your location.

Who is NOT eligible to purchase Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle tickets?

The following persons are prohibited from purchasing Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle tickets:

a. Kinsmen Club of Peterborough employees                                              
b. Kinsmen Club of Peterborough board members                                       
c. Employees of the AGCO                                                                           
d. Employees of Canadian Bank Note Company, Limited affiliated with supporting the raffle

Why do I have to select one of the remaining digital envelopes?

Each of the digital envelopes contains a hidden playing card and the Catch the Ace progressive jackpot will be won by the ticket holder who wins the weekly prize draw and selects the envelope containing the Ace of Spades. Every ticket order must include a selected envelope.

Can I select an envelope for each ticket in my order or one envelope for each order?

No. One envelope is selected for each ticket order. Players wishing to select multiple envelopes can place several ticket orders and select a different envelope for each order.

WINNERS

How will winners be notified?

All winners will be notified by telephone and/or email as to their win and how to claim their prize. The previous week winning numbers will be posted on https://kinsmencatchtheace.ca by 6:00pm every Wednesday. Prizes will be awarded to the registered ticket buyer.

How do I claim my prize?

All winners will receive a telephone call/email with instructions on how to claim their prize. Prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the prize draw.

Will my name be publicized if I am a winner?

In accordance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) regulations, winner information must be collected and provided to the AGCO, including ticket number, full name and contact information. Winner information will also be published to the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle website. By claiming a prize, winner consents to the use of their likeness/photograph, first and last name, ticket number, city/town of residence and the audio/video recording (or written transcription) of the winner notification telephone call, for any publicity purposes by the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough. Winner information may be released to the news/media and may be used in advertising for the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace Raffle.

TECHNICAL ISSUES OR QUESTIONS

I cannot access Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace website. What should I do?

Ensure you have enabled “Device Location Services” on your electronic device. Make sure you allow the location services on the pop-up that will appear when getting into the website for the first time.

Per AGCO regulations – you must be located within the province of Ontario at the time of your ticket purchase. Your device’s location services must be turned on to verify your location prior to entry to the online Catch the Ace sales platform. Users must also agree to all Terms and Conditions outlined.

Why does the Kinsmen Club of Peterborough’s Catch the Ace website require my location?

Per AGCO regulations – you must be located within the province of Ontario at the time of your ticket purchase. Your current location will confirm your eligibility.

What if I already selected "Don't Allow"?

Your browser will save this settings for the website, you would need to go into the settings of your browser and allow the location services.

I am trying to order my ticket. Why isn't it going through?

You must be located in the province of Ontario when ordering a ticket. Please ensure your location services are enabled so your location can be confirmed by the raffle program.

Why haven't I received my ticket confirmation email?

Your email might have been diverted to your junk, spam or promotions folder. Please check those folders first and once you locate the email, mark this as "not junk" or a safe sender so subsequent emails will be directed to your inbox.