Queen of Hearts Raffle

Online tickets start at 4 for $20 Click here.

The following local businesses are selling tickets 1 ticket for $5 and 5 tickets for $20.

Official Rules
A weekly progressive raffle to support the construction of a new preschool playground, updates to the gym facilities, and operational costs.

Rules of Play

  • *Purchase raffle tickets (cash only) 1 for $5 or 5 for $20 at any of the listed locations during regular business hours: Pope John XXIII School, Candlelight Chicago or Firehouse Grill Evanston, or online.
    *On your ticket, you will specify a number from the Queen of Hearts Board you would like revealed if your ticket is drawn in the raffle.  If you do not choose a number or choose one that has already been uncovered, the lowest number on the board will be revealed.

    The following numbers are now OFF the board: 

    *A gaming vendor will supply the Queen of Hearts Raffle board with 54 playing cards, including two jokers, randomly placed and hidden under sealed slots numbered 1-54.
    *If your ticket is drawn and your chosen number reveals the Queen of Hearts, you win 50% of the pot!  The other 50% goes to Pope John XXIII School.  Winner need not be present to win the pot.    
    *The drawings will be held at Firehouse on Friday, October 4th 2019 at 6:30PM.  Online ticket sales will conclude at 12:00AM on Thursday, October 3rd 2019.  In person cash sales will conclude at Candlelight on Thursday October 3rd 2019 (closing time) and at Firehouse Friday October 4th 2019 at 6:15pm.  
    Key Rule Changes from Previous Drawings:
    • We will draw tickets until the Queen of Hearts is revealed.
    • All tickets purchased from July 22nd to October 4 will be eligible to win until the Queen of Hearts is revealed.
    • Prize money will only be awarded for the Queen of Hearts, not other face cards
    *The Queen of Hearts will be uncovered and someone will win.  
    *If the information on a ticket stub cannot be deciphered, your ticket will be discarded and a new ticket will be drawn. Please write legibly!
    ~If you do not agree to the terms of the raffle, there is no obligation to play.  As well, the rules for the Queen of Hearts Raffle may be amended as necessary prior to the weekly drawing. 
    ~Winners are responsible for taxes associated with winnings and should consult their accountant regards filing W-2G or similar form.