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AGLC Prize Payout Offices re-opening to the public by appointment only

As outlined in the second phase of the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 Relaunch Strategy, additional businesses are permitted to reopen and resume operations with two metre (six feet) physical distancing requirements and other public health guidelines in place.

  • AGLC Prize Payout Offices in Calgary and St. Albert are re-opening on June 22, 2020.
  • For the safety of staff and players, all in-person claims are by appointment only. Walk-in claims will not be accepted.
  • In-person appointments are available Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Prizes between $1,001 and $9,999.99 can be claimed in both Calgary and St. Albert. Prizes of $10,000 and up can only be claimed in St. Albert.
  • Winners can still claim prizes under $1,000 at retail. We recommend that claimants check with the retailer first to be sure they are able to pay out the prize.
  • Both locations are implementing the health measures outlined by Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, including physical distancing and disinfecting all appropriate surfaces between appointments.
  • AGLC staff are pleased to assist players and will be available by email and phone to answer questions or concerns.
  • Safety protocols, as advised by Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, have been implemented to ensure the safety of players and staff.

To book an appointment please call:

  • St. Albert Prize Payout Office – 780-447-8616
  • Calgary Prize Payout Office – 403-663-8301
  • Email: [email protected]

Please read our Frequently Asked Questions for the re-opening of the AGLC Prize Payout Offices.

How to claim a lottery prize

Congratulations! You’ve won a prize. Now what?

Take a look at the information below to get you started. Your prize amount determines what you do.

Up to $100

Prizes may be claimed:

  • Through a Lottery Ticket Retailer

$101 to $1,000

Prizes may be claimed:

Through a Lottery Ticket Retailer: Ask the retailer if they have enough cash to pay your prize. Lottery retailers are not obligated to pay prizes over $100. If a ticket wins $100.01 or more, the retailer can cancel the validation and direct you to claim your prize at another retailer or from an Alberta Prize Payout office.

By mail, through WCLC:

Western Canada Lottery Corporation
Prize Payout
10th Floor, 125 Garry Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4J1

  • In person, through Alberta Prize Payout Offices:

Phone: 780-447-8616
Toll Free: 1-800-272-8876 ask for extension 8616
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday (except holidays)

Calgary Prize Payout Office
Deerfoot Atrium South
310, 6715 – 8 Street NE
Calgary, AB T2E 7H7

Phone: 403-663-8301
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday (except holidays)

$1,001 to $9,999.99

Prizes may be claimed:

    By mail, through WCLC:

Western Canada Lottery Corporation
Prize Payout
10th Floor, 125 Garry Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4J1

  • In person, through Alberta Prize Payout Offices:
  • Phone: 780-447-8616
    Toll Free: 1-800-272-8876 ask for extension 8616
    Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Monday – Friday (except holidays)

    Calgary Prize Payout Office
    Deerfoot Atrium South
    310, 6715 – 8 Street NE
    Calgary, AB T2E 7H7

    Phone: 403-663-8301
    Office hours: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
    Monday – Friday (except holidays)

    $10,000 and up

    Anything over $10,000 is considered a major claim. You must claim in person.

    All major claims require an appointment in advance. Please call 1-800-272-8876 and ask for extension 8616.

    How to check your ticket

    There are several ways to check your ticket.

    • Use the Ticket Checkers at your lottery retailer.
    • Sign up for the WCLC MVP Service and have DAILY GRAND, LOTTO MAX, WESTERN MAX, LOTTO 6/49 and WESTERN 649 winning numbers emailed to you.
    • Download the free WCLC Lottery Manager app and use the ticket checker feature.
    • Check the winning numbers printed and posted at retail centres.
    • Call the Winning Numbers Lines for the most recent numbers:
      • Edmonton 780-459-5100
      • Calgary 403-275-8101

    Learn about checking lottery tickets, how to claim your prize and Prize Payout locations.

    IGT extends contract with Western Canada Lottery to deliver enhanced INTELLIGEN system

    IGT Canada Solutions will deliver the latest version of its INTELLIGEN systems software that supports the volume, complexity, and security of monitoring WCLC’s 4,200 video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Saskatchewan.

    nternational Game Technology (IGT) announced on Thursday that its subsidiary, IGT Canada Solutions, has signed a contract extension with the Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC) to upgrade WCLC’s video lottery system and to continue its role as central systems provider for the next seven years.

    IGT will deliver the latest version of its INTELLIGEN systems software that supports the volume, complexity, and security of monitoring WCLC’s 4,200 video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Saskatchewan. The extension runs for seven years following final acceptance of the upgraded system, which is expected to occur on or prior to September 1, 2021.

    “WCLC and IGT first began working together nearly 40 years ago, and in the years since, IGT has become a trusted partner in helping us operate our VLT system,” said Eric Karmark, WCLC Vice President, VLT Gaming & Operations. “Based on IGT’s experience and leadership with central systems, we’re confident that we will have access to new technology and provide our players with an improved overall experience.”

    “IGT’s INTELLIGEN system upgrades will offer WCLC the most progressive tools and functionality to continue driving revenue and positioning the Lottery for future success,” said Nick Khin, IGT Chief Operating Officer, Gaming. “Backed by more than 25 years of development expertise with gaming central system customers worldwide, we’re happy to provide the advanced INTELLIGEN system to enhance WCLC’s system performance and network management efficiency.”

    Under the terms of the extension, IGT will upgrade WCLC’s video lottery central system with sophisticated modules that will improve network diagnostics and stability. IGT’s INTELLIGEN systems are deployed worldwide connecting a wide range of VLTs in a variety of gaming environments. The software is built on more than 25 years of central system experience and offers stable, secure command and control capabilities. It supports the Gaming Standards Association’s Game to System (G2S) standard protocol, which enables an enhanced player user interface, improved responsible gaming features, exciting multi-level mystery jackpots (Vault Breaker), and additional player-centric functionality.

    WCLC has been an IGT customer since 1982. In addition to VLTs and the INTELLIGEN central system, IGT also provides WCLC with draw-based lottery terminals, self-service lottery terminals, and instant tickets.

    IGT Canada Solutions will deliver the latest version of its INTELLIGEN systems software that supports the volume, complexity, and security of monitoring WCLC’s 4,200 video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Saskatchewan.