Users' questions

Does OLG email you if you win?

Does OLG email you if you win?

If you buy lottery tickets on and win a prize: Lottery winnings of up to $999.90 will be automatically credited to your account and you will be notified by email. Once you’ve submitted the form, OLG will either credit your OLG account or contact you with next steps.

How do you know if you won the Lotto?

To find out if you’ve won a Powerball prize, you need to check your numbers. If you are contacted by someone telling you you’ve won a jackpot, you’re probably dealing with a lottery scam. Many television stations broadcast the Powerball drawings live.

Do you get an email if you win the lottery?

With Instant Win Games, you will be notified on-screen if you win, and the amount of any prize. For Draw-Based Games, we will email you after the draw (and, if you bought your entry from your National Lottery account, you will be notified when you next sign in to your National Lottery account) if you have won a prize.

How does OLG pay winners?

For greater specificity, all prize winnings will be paid directly to the eligible prize winner (as determined by OLG). OLG’s goal is to ensure that the right prize is paid to the right person(s) every time. There are times when ownership of a lottery prize is disputed by the claimants and other parties.

What does it mean if your email address has won a lottery?

Expressions such as “your email address was selected” or “your address has won” are telltale signs that the message is part of a scam. After all, you haven’t used your address to participate in a prize draw, have you? And even if you have, it was unlikely to have been the European lottery named here.

Do you get a letter when you win the lottery?

If the prize draw has actually taken place and you have actually participated in the lottery, you will be addressed by your name (or the number of the lottery ticket that you purchased), and the letter will contain the address and the name of the company that organized the lottery.

When do I get my prize win notification email?

Every time when you make a ticket purchase or have a win, we will send you a notification email. A ticket purchase notification email is usually sent within 10 minutes, while a prize win notification email is sent a few hours after a draw. If you aren’t receiving our notification emails there are a few possible reasons for that: 

Can you win a lottery if you have not participated?

Remember, you cannot win a cash prize in a lottery you have not participated in. Do not trust automatically translated messages or those containing obvious mistakes. Always check the sender’s email address (es). Lottery organizers will not send messages from free mail services.

Why did I get an email when I won the lottery?

Delighted Ruth, aged 51, said: “When I got the call telling me I’d won I thought it was a wind up. “I had an email from The National Lottery telling me I’d won but it didn’t say how much – just that there was some good news and I should log into my account.

Do you get email if you win freelotto?

Though they don’t explicitly say they will share your email account with third parties, it is implied in that there are also links to other opportunities. It’s also interesting to point out that if you supposedly win, you don’t get any information about it through the website or your account there. No, no – that would be too simple and legitimate!

Can a lottery send out a Hotmail message?

A legitimate lottery will never send out a message from a personal Gmail or Hotmail account. The most common type of scam informs you that you have won a lottery.

Can You text a winner of the lottery?

This is, of course, a lie. Text – You may receive a text message stating that you are the winner of a cash prize draw, mobile raffle, mobile lottery game or similar, and that your number has been chosen to win a cash prize.