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INSTANT TOP UP
INSTANT TOP UP

HOW TO PLAY

INSTANT TOP UP is an exciting $1 add-on game for any eligible INSTANT ticket. It features a growing jackpot and is only available in-store.

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OBJECT OF THE GAME

TOP UP any eligible INSTANT ticket and watch the lottery terminal screen to see if you’ve won a prize!

HOW INSTANT TOP UP WORKS

An INSTANT ticket is shown next to an INSTANT TOP UP ticket representing that to play, players will need to TOP UP any eligible INSTANT ticket.

Players who purchase an INSTANT ticket can ask to TOP UP their game, for a chance to instantly win prizes, including the INSTANT TOP UP jackpot.

The jackpot starts at $25,000 and grows until it’s won. INSTANT TOP UP uses a Random Number Generator (RNG) to determine the outcome instantly—no number selections or waiting for a draw. Your randomly determined outcome is then shown on the lottery terminal screen.

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TOP UP is its own game—winning in TOP UP does not require winning on your INSTANT ticket.

HOW TO PLAY IN 4 EASY STEPS

  • A table with three budget levels represented by dollar signs are shown, with the middle option ticked off.
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    Set a Budget. INSTANT tickets are a fun and relatively inexpensive way to gamble, but the cost can quickly add up. Treat them like any other entertainment cost.

  • A speech bubble is shown saying TOP UP representing that players can ask for a TOP UP at the retailer.
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    TOP UP. Let your retailer know you’d like to TOP UP your INSTANT ticket.

  • A lottery terminal screen displays INSTANT TOP UP tiles where a player can see the play outcome.
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    Watch. Watch the lottery terminal screen to see if you’ve won.

  • A player claiming their prize.
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    Claim Your Prize. If you’ve won, you’ll either claim your prize at your local retailer or the OLG Prize Centre in Toronto depending on the amount.

SET A BUDGET

INSTANT TOP UP and INSTANT tickets are forms of gambling. They’re often impulse purchases, so it can help to plan how much you’re willing to spend in a week, like part of your entertainment budget.

Playing TOP UP always adds $1 to the cost of your INSTANT ticket.

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Keep a record of your ticket purchases and any winnings to know how much you’re really spending over time.

TOP UP & WATCH

Purchase any eligible INSTANT ticket and your retailer will ask if you’d like to TOP UP or you can let them know yourself.

Watch the lottery terminal screen to see if you’ve won a prize. A game board will appear with multiple tiles—the tiles will flip revealing the different prize amounts.

A lottery terminal screen displays INSTANT TOP UP tiles where a player can see the play outcome.

Here are the different ways to win:

  • Match 3 prize tiles to win that prize.
  • Match 3 “FREE PLAY” tiles to win a Free Play.
  • Match 3 “JACKPOT” tiles to win the INSTANT TOP UP jackpot.
  • Reveal a TOP UP Bonus tile to uncover a bonus prize.

Your total prize will be displayed on the lottery terminal screen and on your ticket.

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Don’t forget to sign your ticket!

CLAIM YOUR PRIZE

For prizes under $1,000, a participating retailer can verify your signed ticket at the Lottery Terminal.

If you won a Free Play, you can play it right away or save it for another time. If you choose to save it, let the retailer know and don’t forget to take your ticket—you’ll need it to validate the Free Play.

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Ticket expiry dates matter. Be sure to claim any prizes within a year from the date printed on the ticket.

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