Please check website on Friday morning for updated information.
Drawing held on Wednesday evening at 8:00PM at Guide's Bar.
For questions regarding the Queen of Hearts 50/50 Raffle, please contact Kim Osowiec at the Parish Office: 773-585-1221.
St. Richard Queen of Hearts – General Information and Rules
Queen of Hearts Raffle will utilize a manufacturers raffle board. The board has a deck of 54 poker cards (including jokers) sealed and numbered 1-54 on the back. The cards are randomly placed on the board face down with numbers 1-54 on the back by the manufacturer.
Tickets are sold in a set of 6 tickets for $5.00. Those will not be sold separately. A tumbler or similar device shall be used for mixing the raffle tickets. Tickets will be mixed and drawn in Public View.
The purchaser must be 18 years of age or older. There can be only one name per ticket. Do not write nicknames or abbreviations. The ticket must contain your first and last name, a working phone number, and the one card number you select. Please write legibly. Address labels are not allowed on the raffle ticket. The other half of the ticket will be retained by the purchaser for verification purposes.
If your ticket is drawn, you must pick the Queen of Hearts card on the raffle board to win the pot. If the winning ticket holder has selected the number that reveals the Queen of Hearts, the winner gets 50% of the available pot.
If you are not present at the drawing, you must declare a numbered card from the board and write the number on your raffle ticket stub. If you do not choose a number or if the number you choose had been previously selected, you will be assigned the lowest available number on the board (i.e. if the # 1 is available you will be assigned #1; if #1 has been selected already, you will be assigned #2, etc.).
If the Queen of Hearts is not drawn, the pot will roll over to the next week. The pot will continue to build until the Queen of Hearts is drawn. The game could take up to 54 weeks.
If your ticket is drawn, and you draw a card other than the Queen of Hearts, you receive $50.00.
All raffle tickets will be discarded following the drawing each week. New raffle tickets must be purchased to participate in the next weekly drawing.
St. Richard will withhold all taxes from winnings where applicable. Winners will be required to provide proper identification and information for taxes.
Tickets sales will began September 15, 2018. First ticket was drawn on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Ticket sales will end each week the day of the drawing 30 minutes prior to the drawing. Tickets will be sold at St. Richard Parish Office during regular business hours. Tickets will also be sold at Guide’s Sports Bar.
Drawings will be held every Wednesday at 8:00PM. After the raffle game has been fully paid out, (Queen of Hearts was selected). Then, the Queen of Hearts Raffle Game board shall be retained by the organization for a minimum of 45 days.
The Queen of Hearts game board will be displayed at Guide’s during the drawing only. It will be secured by St. Richard at all times except for the drawing. Each week a mock-up of the board will be displayed showing available numbers.
All rules are subject to change by St. Richard Parish at any time after each weekly drawing.