BINGO 2nd CHANCE Internet Contest

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Contest Details

From May 18, 2015 to January 29, 2016, and January 29 to June 3, 2016 when you purchase an eligible INSTANT BINGO ticket(s), you can enter the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest. Every eligible $3 INSTANT BINGO ticket contains an 11-character Contest Code located under the scratch-off area at the bottom of the ticket.

Once you have an eligible $3 INSTANT BINGO ticket:

  1. Sign up for the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest on this website.
  2. Scratch the Internet Contest Code area to reveal your unique 11-character Contest Code.
  3. Enter it on this website for a chance to win*!
  4. Keep entering unique Contest Codes to earn:
    1. 1 Ticket entry for every Contest Code entered
    2. 1 Bonus entry for every $6 worth of eligible INSTANT BINGO tickets entered
    3. 5 to 25 Bonus entries each time you play Bonus Drop, which is unlocked after every five Contest Codes that you enter, and after entering your first Contest Code
  5. The $10,000 Grand Prize will be randomly drawn from all entries collected during both the original (May 18, 2015 – Jan. 29, 2016) and extended (Jan. 29, 2016 – June 3, 2016) contest periods.
  6. 1. Entries that you earn each week during the contest period will be entered into a weekly draw for one of two $500 prizes. Entries accumulate from week to week, including into the extended contest period.
  7. Get started!

Note: Limit of 50 unique Contest Codes can be entered per day/per entrant.

Only $3 INSTANT BINGO tickets that feature the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest logo, and contain a Contest Code under the scratch-off area at the bottom of the ticket, are eligible to be entered. This includes SUPER BINGO #3018 launched in May 2015 and INSTANT BINGO #3019 that launched in October 2015.

Signing Up and Logging In

No. If you signed up for an OLG internet contest or promotion prior to September 2014, and opted in to receive email or be remembered, you can log in using that same email address and password. Such contests and promotions include, but are not limited to:

  • PRO•LINE Instant Replay
  • Snowfall Frenzy Internet Contest
  • MegaDice Free Play Coupon
  • Previous Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest
  • Winner’s Edge

If you’ve forgotten your password, visit the Forgot login page.

If you receive this message, and you have not already signed up for either the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest or another OLG Lottery internet contest or promotion (see question 3) , it is possible that someone else in your household has signed up using the same email address. An email address cannot be used by more than one player. If you believe this message is incorrect, contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 for assistance.

You may have entered your email address or password incorrectly. Check that you haven't made any typos and that Caps Lock is off. Also make sure you haven't entered any spaces. If you continue to have an issue, go to the Forgot login page.

If you've already signed up for an OLG Lottery contest, and have forgotten your password, go to the Forgot login page.

If you have forgotten or no longer have access to the email address that you signed up with, contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 for assistance.

Your Account

Log in, and then select the Profile link to update your account information.

Contest Entry

Purchase any eligible $3 INSTANT BINGO ticket that features the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest logo, and Internet Contest Code scratch-off area at the bottom of the ticket, from an authorized OLG retailer. Scratch that area to reveal your Contest Code, then go online to sign up and enter your unique 11-character Contest Code(s). Limit of 50 codes per day/per entrant.

To participate, you must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Ontario. Other restrictions may apply. Please see the rules for further information.

There are several ways to earn contest entries:

  1. Earn one (1) ticket entry for every unique Contest Code entered
  2. Earn one (1) Bonus entry for every $6 worth of eligible INSTANT BINGO tickets entered
  3. Earn 5 to 25 Bonus entries playing Bonus Drop, which is unlocked after every five Contest Codes that you enter, and after entering your first Contest Code

The contest closes Friday, June 3, 2016. All entries must be submitted by 4:59:59 p.m. EST. If you require a No Purchase Necessary Contest Code, mail-in requests may take 7-10 business days from date received by the Contest Administrator for processing and return delivery via Standard Canada Post.

Each entrant can enter up to 50 unique Contest Codes per day during the contest.

Though OLG does not require you to keep the original Contest Code(s), it is recommended you retain the code(s) for your records.

If the unique 11 character Contest Code on your ticket is damaged such that you are unable to read it to enter into the Bingo 2nd Chance Internet Contest, you can do one of the following to receive a new code:

  1. Scan or take a clear photograph of your ticket, and email it to contests@themarcocorporation.com
  2. Fax your ticket to 1-888-281-9997
  3. Photocopy and mail-in your ticket. Enclose a photocopy of your ticket with "Damaged Contest Code" printed on the page and follow the mail-in instructions below. Do not mail in your original ticket.

For Email and Fax methods, you will need to provide your first name, last name and email address. A new code will be emailed to you within 3-5 business days.

For the mail-in method, you will need to: photocopy your ticket with "Damaged Contest Code" printed on the page; print your first name, last name, and full address (Street, Apartment/Suite, City/Town, Province, Postal Code) on the page; and mail it and a postage pre-paid stamped envelope to the “INSTANT BINGO 2nd CHANCE INTERNET Contest”, PO Box 4099, Paris, ON, N3L 3W9.

A new Contest Code will be sent via Standard Canada Post (2-7 business days depending on your location). A limit of one valid Contest Code will be provided per envelope.

All Contest Codes must be entered on the Enter Tickets page by 4:59:59 pm ET June 3, 2016 (the Contest Period closing date) to be eligible for the Grand Prize draw. Replacement Contest Codes may take 1-3 business days to be processed by the Contest Administrator and delivery of a Contest Code is dependent on Standard Canada Post delivery times. All entries received after the Contest Period will not be valid.

Log in and then select the Entry History link to see whether the Contest Code has already been entered. If it does not appear, check with other family members who may have already entered it using a different account.

If you are still having problems, please contact the OLG Support Centre at 1-800-387-0098 and provide us with your contact information and Contest Code. Once received, OLG will investigate to see if the code has been entered.

No. See contest rules to learn how to mail-in to obtain a no purchase necessary ticket code.

OLG has firm policies and procedures to protect against minors participating in any lottery game or contest or engaging with our websites. Contest entrants must provide their date of birth in order to confirm that they are at least 18 years of age. Should an entrant be selected to win a prize this information would also be used to confirm a winning entry. Our goal is to ensure that we pay the right prize to the right person every time.

We appreciate that protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information is important to our customers. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information by the OLG are governed by The Province of Ontario's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. More information regarding OLG’s Privacy Policy is readily available at olg.ca

If your employer sells OLG lottery products at your work location, you are not eligible to enter the contest.

Bingo “2nd Chance” Internet Contest codes are not included on the BINGO ticket in the INSTANT GIFT PACK because the packs are an OLG seasonal product and are only offered for a limited time. Contest Codes can be found on INSTANT SUPER BINGO (Game # 3018) and INSTANT BINGO (Game # 3019) tickets underneath the contest logo/scratch off area at the bottom of the ticket.

Bonus Drop

You can play Bonus Drop once after every five Contest Codes that you enter, and when you enter your first Contest Code, during the contest period.

You can earn 5, 10, or 25 bonus entries. These Bonus entries are randomly awarded each time you play.

All outcomes of the Bonus Drop are predetermined. You will randomly earn 5, 10, or 25 bonus entries each time you play. There is no skill involved and you cannot influence the outcome of the game.

Prizes

The BINGO “2nd Chance” Internet contest extension closes at 4:59:59 p.m. EST on Friday, June 3, 2016.

Weekly winners will be posted once they are confirmed. The Grand Prize winner will be posted after the contest is closed.

Entries that you earned each week during the original contest period and the extended contest period will be entered into a weekly draw for one of two $500 prizes. Entries accumulate from week to week.

Draws for Weekly Prizes will be held on or after the closing of each Weekly draw entry period. There are 36 Weekly draw entry periods. The first Weekly draw entry period will close on Friday, Feburary 5, 2016 and thereafter every Friday up to and including Friday, June 3rd, 2016 will close at 4:59:59 p.m. EST. The last Weekly draw entry period will close on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 4:59:59 p.m. EST.

One (1) cash prize of $10,000 will be randomly drawn on Friday, June 3, 2016.A random draw will be conducted electronically at the end of the contest period executed by our Contest Administrator, The Marco Corporation acting on behalf of OLG.

There is a limit of one Weekly Prize (1) prize per entrant, per week. Therefore, entrants can win more than one weekly prize over the course of the contest period, but cannot win both Weekly Prizes within a given Weekly draw week.

Attempts will be made to contact each potential winner of a Weekly Prize or the Grand Prize at the telephone number and/or email address provided with his/her registration information, within ten (10) business days following the date of the applicable draw. Four (4) telephone calls will be made at different times between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. ET. The potential winners must return any message left by the Contest Administrator within the timeframe stipulated in the message to remain eligible to receive the prize. Prize claiming details will be provided at the time of contact. It remains the responsibility of the entrant to make appropriate inquires as to their status as a potential winner.

If, within ten (10) business days of the first attempt to contact a potential winner, he/she has not been able to be contacted or confirmed for the respective Prize, or is otherwise ineligible to receive the Prize, his/her Entry will be deemed ineligible and he/she will not win the respective prize. The back-up Entries will be contacted according to the order in which they were drawn, (in the event that one or more back-up Entries are ineligible), and the process will continue until such time as a winner is declared or until there are no remaining Entries to select from.

Subject to Rules 10(d) and 12, if no winner is declared for any Prize, that Prize, be it a Weekly Prize or a Grand Prize, will not be awarded. Additional backup Entries may be drawn in the sole and absolute discretion of the Contest Administrator.

The BINGO “2nd Chance” Internet contest extension closes at 4:59:59 p.m. EST on Friday, June 3, 2016.

Weekly winners will be posted once they are confirmed. Any confirmed Weekly winners after May 1, 2016 and the Grand Prize winner will be posted after the contest is closed.