Gateway Gazette

STARS Lottery Alberta Launches with 2,575 Prizes

Alberta – January 16, 2020 – When you hear the sound of a STARS helicopter, you know it is involved in a life-saving mission. When you buy your STARS lottery ticket, you’re helping fund our life-saving operations, tools and training needed to save lives.

The 27th edition of the STARS lottery launched today offering 2,575 prizes, valued at over $4.9 million.

“The community support that fuels this organization is just as important today as it was the day STARS was founded in 1985. When someone’s life is in jeopardy, it’s your support that trains our teams, puts the most advanced tools in our crew’s hands, and gets the helicopter in the air,” said STARS president and CEO, Andrea Robertson.

“Albertans are our allies in the fight for life and we simply cannot do our work without you. Your support of the STARS lottery helps us be there for the next patient that needs us.”

There are three grand prize show homes, a $1 million dollar dream early bird prize, two high-end vehicles or their cash value and five terrific vacation packages. The three homes are located in Edmonton, Calgary and Lethbridge and are worth a total of more than $2.9 million. Each ticket purchased is eligible to win any or all of the homes. LUCKY STARS 50/50 is back again and last year’s payout was $2 million.

The early bird prize this year is our largest ever- $ 1 million.  Enter the chance to live your million dollar dream by buying tickets before the February 27 early bird prize cutoff date.

Buyers are eligible for all prize draws if tickets are purchased prior to the applicable deadlines.

Lottery ticket prices are 1 for $30, 3 for $60, 6 for $100 and 20 for $275. Lucky STARS 50/50 tickets are 1 for $10, 5 for $25, 15 for $50 and 30 for $75.

Visit starslotteryalberta.ca or call 1-888-880-0992. Early bird draw is March 13, with ticket cutoff on February 27. All final draws will be held on April 2, with ticket sales cutoff on March 19.

Lottery licence number is 545122. LUCKY STARS 50/50 licence number is 545123.

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ABOUT STARS

Simply put, STARS fights for life. Since we embarked on our first mission in 1985, we’ve been driven by the goal of providing people the vital care they need when they need it the most. Whether it’s offering hands-on training to rural medical providers or providing rapid, emergency medical transportation for the critically ill and injured, we operate 24/7 from bases in Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg, anticipating and acting when people need our help. Learn more at stars.ca.

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