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Are you ready to Catch the Ace?

Fundraiser for St. Andrew's Catholic Women's League starts this weekend
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The St. Andrew's Catholic Women's League will launch their new fundraiser, Catch the Ace, Saturday.


St. Andrew’s Catholic Women’s League is starting “Catch the Ace” on Saturday! The popular fundraiser will run every Saturday until June 23, 2018 or until the Ace of Spades is found. All monies raised will be used for restorations to St. Andrew’s Church in Brechin.

Tickets can be purchased at the Brechin Mara Legion (2146 Con. Rd. 4 in Brechin) on Friday evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays from 4 to 8 p.m., or at Brechin Foodland Saturday mornings from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., and at St. Andrew’s Church after Saturday and Sunday Mass.

Players must be over 18. For more information, check out the St. Andrews Church page on Facebook or contact Mary Jane Whalen at 705-484-0063.

The draw will take place Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. at the Brechin Mara Legion. You don’t have to be present to win.

What is Catch the Ace?
According to the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, Catch the Ace is a progressive, multiple-draw raffle lottery in which participants purchase tickets for a chance to win:

A percentage of the proceeds from the sale of tickets for one draw and the opportunity to win a progressive jackpot by selecting a card from a standard deck of 52 playing cards.

The person who holds the winning ticket selected in each draw has an opportunity to select one playing card from the single deck. If the Ace of Spades is selected, in addition to winning a percentage of the proceeds from the draw, the person will win the progressive jackpot.

If the card selected is not the Ace of Spades, the selected card is removed from the deck and the progressive prize portion of the ticket sales for that draw is rolled over into the progressive jackpot for the next scheduled draw.

The lottery continues until such time as the Ace of Spades has been selected and the progressive jackpot has been awarded. At that point, the event and licence is concluded. If the licensee wishes to conduct another Catch the Ace event, a new licence must be obtained.