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A new seamless way to buy lottery tickets online!

With Direct Pay, simply use your credit card without depositing funds into your e-wallet.

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ALL ABOUT DIRECT PAY

Avoid cash advance fees with Direct Pay, a convenient new way to buy lottery tickets on OLG.ca.

Registered players can now purchase lottery tickets anytime, anywhere in Ontario with their Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit or Mastercard Debit without having to deposit funds into their e-wallet.* Direct Pay will also be available for Lottery subscriptions in the near future.

* At this time, Direct Pay is not available for Casino or Sports products.

KEY BENEFITS

FAST – Purchase lottery tickets directly using your credit card. Save up to 3 cards on your OLG.ca account.
 

SKIP THE FEES – Direct Pay transactions do not have cash advance fees!

RESPONSIBLE – Direct Pay aligns with existing PlaySmart tools, including purchase limits, to help keep the fun in the game.

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HOW IT WORKS

Select Direct Pay at checkout

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Select saved or new card

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Enter new card details

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Enter saved card CVV Code

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FAQ

Direct Pay is a new, secure and intuitive payment method that allows registered Players on OLG.ca to purchase Lottery tickets using their Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit or Mastercard Debit without the need to deposit funds into the OLG e-wallet (My Balance). Direct Pay may help you avoid cash advance or other fees that could be charged by your financial institution when making a deposit.

Yes, you need to have an active account on OLG.ca to use Direct Pay to purchase Lottery tickets.

Do you want to create an account? Get started here.

Direct Pay allows you to avoid the cash advance fees required when you deposit funds into your OLG e-wallet. Most banks will not charge a fee for this transaction, but each financial institution may vary. Please contact your financial institution directly for more information.

My Balance is the money that you have deposited into the e-wallet in your OLG.ca account. My Balance also holds your winnings and bonuses from Lottery, Casino, Sports, and Online Instant games.

Direct Pay allows players to purchase Lottery tickets using their Visa, Mastercard, Visa Debit or Mastercard debit, bypassing the deposit process. Direct Pay can be used to purchase Lottery tickets, and will include Lottery subscriptions in the near future.

At this time, it is not available for Casino or Sports products.

Winnings from Lottery tickets purchased using Direct Pay will be paid to My Balance and not the card used to purchase the ticket. Read more about how to claim prizes won online.

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