The Catch the Ace wasn’t the only attraction of the evening. On June 20, the 50/50 was up to $383. Dave McLaughlin (right) took home the prize presented to him by Jim Blackmore. (Photo by Patrica Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)
With the number of cards to chose from remaining in the low single digits, it is a very emotional time for those whose name is picked. In addition to the chance of winning big, the contestant automatically gets $400. Unfortunately for her, Sonya McLaren picked an eight of Spades instead of the elusive ace on June 20, Bea Quait looks on. (Photo by Patrica Leboeuf, Petawawa Post)
Cards dwindle to single digits: who will catch the ace?
Posted on Thursday August 9, 2018
Mania over the Royal Canadian Legion in Petawawa’s Catch the Ace game is growing every week. The pot has now climbed higher than $26,800 and the weekly Friday draw continues to attract hundreds of people eag for their chance to win big. The Catch the Ace is a progressive raffle lottery where 400 tickets are sold every week. Once a name is drawn, the chosen one has the chance to pick from a deck of cards for the ace. Every time the wrong card is picked, the choices are narrowed and the jackpot grows larger.