Frequently Asked Questions
On balance, more than 92% of the accumulated credits played on slot machines over the lifetime of the game is paid out to players in prizes. Though this doesn’t mean each player individually will experience these figures.
There is a broad range of options available to bettors in B.C., with the denominations including 1¢, 2¢, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 50¢, $1, $2, $5, $10 and $20 slots. Though it’s worth checking with your local casino to see what the rates are.
Lottery draw results are revealed at BCLC Lottery retailers across the province, as well as in local and national periodicals. Alternatively, players can call Sport Action directly on 1-866-815-0222 and choose option 1 for more information.
Customers can check their tickets at a Check a Ticket Terminal (CATT), which are scattered across the stare. Instead of that, customers can download the Lotto! App online and scan tickets using the QR code reader on the user’s phone.
Simply put, it just adds another level of security that can be really valuable when it comes to validating tickets in the future. The ticket must be signed before it can be validated.
From the date the winning lottery ticket was drawn, users have up to one year to claim their prize. Instant tickets are different however and players must claim before the expiry date written on the said ticket.
Lottery tickets can only be claimed from the province the lottery ticket was sold in. The information regarding where the ticket was bought is always located on the back of the ticket.
While anonymity is respected by the heads at Sport Action Betting, each case is treated individually. Publicizing winners is commonplace with lottery around the world, though players can contact BCLC and discuss the situation further.