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Catch the Ace

Catch the Ace

GBBR is holding a Catch the Ace progressive lottery!

Each ticket purchased supports GBBR and provides the buyer a chance to win.

Visit our Catch the Ace Facebook page for the most up to date information on the progressive jackpot and locations to purchase tickets.

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  • Catch the Ace is a progressive, multiple draw lottery in which people purchase tickets for a chance to win the jackpot.
  • To win the jackpot, you have to find the Ace of Spades, which is hidden in a numbered envelope.
  • Each ticket is $5 and funds raised from these tickets will be separated:
    • 20% is for the weekly draw prize,
    • 30% is allocated to the progressive jackpot,
    • 50% goes to the GBBR.
  • When you purchase a ticket, you select the numbered envelope that you think holds the Ace of Spades.
  • At the weekly draw, a single ticket will be drawn with the ticket holder winning the weekly draw prize! The envelope corresponding to the ticket winner’s chosen number will be opened.
  • If the Ace of Spades IS NOT selected, the ticket holder still wins 20% of that week’s proceeds.
  • If the Ace of Spades IS selected, the ticket holder will also win the progressive jackpot.
  • Tickets from each week will be removed immediately after the draw.
  • Each draw will be held every Thursday at 7:45pm at Trestle Brewing Company and shown LIVE on Facebook! Ticket holders do not need to be present to win.
  • Tickets can be purchased throughout the Parry Sound Area from local volunteers and also at several businesses.

Weekly Winners

WeekDraw Date (2019)EnvelopeCardWinnerAmountWatch the Video
1August 132King of ClubsSean Trueland$124Click here
2 August 87Eight of SpadesGraham Eby$128Click here
3August 1547Queen of HeartsBrian Cuthbert$154Click here
4August 228Jack of HeartsJames Cox$113Click here
5 August 294Six of Clubs Enid Wray $157Click here
6September 56Six of SpadesDean Harris $121Click here
7September 1214Four of ClubsJane McDonald $104Click here
8September 1934Four of Hearts Wendy Wingfelder $116Click here
9September 2613Ten of Spades Patrick Lee$163Click here
10October 32Nine of Spades Joan Hunt $251Click here
11October 101Five of ClubsDebbie King$189Click here
12October 1716Three of HeartsTrina Papalia$214Click here
13October 2444Eight of ClubsNatasha McDonald$187Click here
14October 3117Three of Clubs Jane McDonald $297Click here
15November 7 11Ten of DiamondsKim Callan$148Click here
16November 14 9Eight of HeartsJoe Dromisky$135Click here
17November 213Nine of ClubsRose Burke$266Click here
18November 2815Two of Diamonds Mack Marshall $158Click here
19December 523Seven of Spades Kenton Otterbein $187Click here
20December 12
21December 19
22December 26
23January 2
24January 9
25January 16

Catch the Ace FAQs

A progressive, multiple-draw lottery in which people purchase tickets for a chance to win (also known as “Chase the Ace”).

  • 20% is for the draw prize,
  • 30% is allocated to the progressive jackpot,
  • 50% goes to the GBBR.

To win the jackpot, you have to find the Ace of Spades, which is hidden in an envelope (envelopes are numbered 1 – 52).

When you purchase a ticket ($5 each), you select the numbered envelop that you think holds the Ace of Spades. We will open the envelope selected by the weekly winner on their ticket.

If the Ace of Spades is not selected, the ticket holder still wins 20% of the weekly proceeds. The chosen card will then be removed from the envelope options and the progressive prize portion of the ticket sales for that draw is rolled over into the jackpot for the next week.

But, if the Ace of Spades is selected, in addition to winning 20% of the proceeds from the weekly draw, the person will also win the progressive jackpot.

There are several local businesses which sell tickets, including:

  • White Squall – 19 James Street Parry Sound
    • Mon to Sat 9:30 am – 5:30 pm, Fri until 7:00 pm (Jun-Aug), Sun 11 am – 4 pm
  • Trestle Brewery – 9 Great North Road
    • June – September Sun-Mon 11:00 am-9:00 pm, Tues-Sat 11:00 am -10:00 pm
  • Parry Sound Fuels – 114 Bowes Street Parry Sound
    • Mon – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Don Cherry’s Sports Grill 6 Bowes Street Parry Sound
    • Mon – Sat 11:00 am – 11:00 pm, Sun 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
  • Harris Furniture and Antiques 17 Parry Sound Drive
    • Mon – Fri 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Sat 9:00 am – 5:oo pm
  • GBBR office Location 5 – 11 James Street Parry Sound
    • Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Interested in volunteering to sell tickets? We welcome business and individual volunteers, contact Delaina at [email protected]

No. Tickets may only be purchased by individuals over the age of 18. Ticket buyers must be in Ontario to purchase tickets.

The ticket draw is held every Thursday at 7:45pm at Trestle Brewery, 9 Great North Road, Parry Sound. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win.

No, tickets are sold for a single draw. After the draw is completed, the non-winning tickets are removed from the ticket box.

Each ticket buyer selects a number from 1-52. These numbers correspond to each card of the deck, enclosed in a sealed envelope. As cards are drawn and eliminated, ticket buyers are informed of which numbers are remaining by the business or volunteer ticket sellers.

No. GBBR uses stub tickets for this raffle, so the ticket holder will be contacted later if they are not present at the draw.

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The lottery licence number is included on all advertising and on each ticket.

We could not do this fundraiser without the help of our fabulous volunteers!

Please contact Delaina Arnold at [email protected] or 705.774.0978 to speak about volunteering.

The Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline 1-888-230-3505

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