TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Just in time for the holiday season, OLG is introducing a convenient new gift giving option in the form of Lottery Gift Cards. In a recent survey, nearly 40 per cent of Ontarians said gift cards are at the top of the list of gifts they purchase for family and friends.
Ontarians now have two different types of Lottery Gift Card options to choose from:
- Lottery Gift Cards can be purchased at any dollar value from $5 to $100 at participating lottery retailers. They can be redeemed over an extended period of time for any lottery product.
- LOTTO 6/49 and LOTTO MAX single use Gift Cards. LOTTO 6/49 Gift Cards can be purchased for $20 and LOTTO MAX Gift Cards are available for $30 each. Each of these cards can be redeemed once for one Quick Pick play plus ENCORE for five consecutive draws. Available for purchase at participating lottery retailers as well as at participating grocery stores and major big box retailers in existing gift card racks.
"We are excited to offer Ontarians this easy and convenient gift giving option," said Wendy Montgomery, Vice President, Lottery Marketing and Sales. "It is the first time that lottery products can be purchased with gift cards from OLG, and could become the gift that keeps on giving!"
Gift Cards can only be redeemed for use at participating lottery retailers by individuals 18 years of age or older. To learn more about Lottery Gift Cards, LOTTO 6/49 and LOTTO MAX Gift Cards, visit www.olg.ca/lotteries/giftcards.
OLG is the Ontario government agency that delivers gaming entertainment in a socially responsible manner. OLG conducts and manages gaming facilities, the sale of province-wide lottery games, PlayOLG Internet gaming, the delivery of bingo and other electronic gaming products at Charitable Gaming Centres and is leading the integration of horse racing into the provincial gaming strategy. Since 1975, OLG has provided nearly $44 billion to the Province and the people of Ontario. These payments to the province support the operation of hospitals, amateur sport through the Quest for Gold program, local and provincial charities and problem gambling prevention, treatment and research.
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