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Prize Payout Offices by appointment only

Prize Payout Offices in Calgary and St. Albert are now open by appointment. More information can be found here

Lotteries

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: payoutsa@aglc.ca

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

          Main AGLC Prize Payout Office
          50 Corriveau Avenue
          St. Albert, AB  T8N 3T5

          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

          Main AGLC Prize Payout Office
          50 Corriveau Avenue
          St. Albert, AB  T8N 3T5

          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