Get those tickets ready ladies and gentlemen.
The Edmonton Oilers foundation is set to draw their legendary $14.3-million on Wednesday afternoon.
🚨 50/50 UPDATE 🚨
The winning ticket for the Friday, Aug. 7 #Oilers online 50/50 raffle will be drawn at 4pm MDT on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at OEG headquarters.
— Oilers Foundation (@Oil_Foundation) August 25, 2020
The draw, set for 4 p.m. MST, and will be conducted at OEG headquarters in Edmonton.
It’s for the 50/50 raffle prize is for the Oilers Aug. 7 game against the Chicago Blackhawks that saw millions of dollars raised. While they did their best, the site crashed and causing slow loading times, geo-location errors and duplicate purchases of tickets.
The foundation tried as hard as they could to update the sites ahead of the games, but it didn’t work. The foundation gave time for refunds to be issued and now, it’s time for the draw.
You can head to edmontonoilers.com/5050 right after the draw to see the winning ticket number.
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