Shoppers Optimum Millionaire Contest
Frequently Asked Questions
Who’s eligible to participate?
This contest is open to all legal residents of Canada who have reached the age of majority in their province/territory of residence, and who are valid Shoppers Optimum Members.
How do I register?
To register for the Optimum Millionaire contest, you must visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/millionaire and click on the “Log In with Optimum to Play” button. You’ll then be directed to login to your Optimum account. Upon successfully logging in, you’ll be prompted to verify that your information is correct, as well as enter your in-store PIN code, to register for the contest.
If you need help with logging into your Optimum account, call Shoppers Drug Mart at 1-800-746-7737, 8:00AM - 8:00PM EST, Monday to Saturday, and talk to one of our friendly staff or email firstname.lastname@example.org
If I’m not an Optimum member, how do I join?
To become an Optimum member, download the Shoppers Drug Mart App from the App Store or Google Play, or visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/optimum and click on the “Join now” button.
How do I create an online Optimum account?
To create an online Optimum account, download the Shoppers Drug Mart App from the App Store or Google Play, or visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/optimum and enter your Optimum card number under “Log in here to get started”. If you need help with logging in, watch the brief video to learn more. If you need help with logging in, watch the brief video to learn more.
Who can I contact or where can I go to get technical support?
If you have any technical questions or general support regarding the contest, please use the “Contact Us” link in the bottom footer of the game to receive support via email. You can also email email@example.com directly.
How do I play the game?
To play the game, follow the on-screen instructions to enter a PIN code. An in-store PIN is required to register for the contest. See the below FAQs on how to obtain a PIN code. Once you’ve entered your PIN Code and completed the registration requirements, you will be given 10 entries into the grand prize draw for a chance to win 1 of 10 grand prizes of one million Shoppers Optimum Points. You will also receive 10 bets (defined below) to play the Optimum Millionaire game.
You can play the Millionaire game to earn additional entries into the grand prize draw. In order to play, you’ll need to use your bets by clicking on products on the game wheel, or categories below the game wheel. Place bets on which product and/or category you think the wheel will land on. You can place more than one bet on a product and/or category of your choice.
Once you’ve placed your bets, click SPIN! If the wheel stops on a product or category you’ve picked, you’ll earn entries into the grand prize draw. You can also instantly win Shoppers Optimum Points just by playing!
If you want more bets to play the game, you’ll need to complete the various activities outlined below.
How do I get a PIN Code?
Visit any participating Shoppers Drug Mart location between June 17 and July 1, 2017 to make a qualifying purchase using your personal Shoppers Optimum card, of $5 or more to receive a contest card with unique PIN Code. For more details on what determines a qualifying purchase or for the no purchase necessary means of entry, see our official Rules and Regulations.
How can I earn more bets?
There are five ways you can earn bets:
- Entering an in-store PIN code: Each PIN you enter will earn you 10 bets to play the game. These bets can only be used once throughout the contest. For additional PIN codes, please visit your local Shoppers Drug Mart and receive a contest card when you spend $5 or more on almost anything in-store. Each PIN entered will also earn you 10 grand prize draw entries.
- Loading coupons to your Optimum card: Each coupon you load to your card will earn you a daily bet. Daily bets expire on Saturdays at 5:00am EST. You’ll need to load more coupons to your Optimum card to earn more daily bets.
- Redeeming coupons: Earn extra bets by redeeming the coupons you’ve loaded to your Optimum card. Each coupon you redeem between June 17 and June 27, 2017 will earn you 10 extra bets. For details on the no purchase necessary means of redeeming coupons, see our official Rules and Regulations.
- Sharing with friends: You can earn bets as a result of friends registering for the contest. You can share with friends on Facebook, Twitter, or by sharing a unique quicklink. As long as your friend registers through the link you posted, you’ll earn bets to play.
- Earning badges: Bonus bets are one time bets you can earn from collecting a badge. They can only be used once throughout the contest
I redeemed coupons in store. When will I receive my bets?
Please allow approximately 72 hours for the processing and allocation of Redeem Bets. Redeem bets will only be awarded June 17 to June 27.
What are badges?
There are eight different badges you can earn to get bonus bets to play the game. Badges can be viewed by scrolling to the bottom of the contest page.
How do I load coupons to my Optimum card?
To load coupons to your Optimum card, please visit shoppersdrugmart.ca/optimum or open the Shoppers Drug Mart app. Go to your coupons, pick the coupons you want and select “Load to Card.” After you’ve loaded your coupons, make sure to click on the Optimum Millionaire banner at the top of the coupon page to return back to the game. Plays will then be added directly to your contest account.
What happens if I load and unload coupons?
You’ll only be awarded plays for the first time you load a coupon to your Optimum card. If you unload and load the coupon again, you won’t earn additional plays.
What is the grand prize?
There are 10 grand prizes available to be won. Each Grand Prize consists of 1 million Shoppers Optimum Points.
When is the grand prize draw?
The grand prize draw will take place on or about July 11, 2017 at 12:00 pm EST.
How will I know if I’ve won a grand prize?
Each potential grand prize winner will be contacted using the email address linked to their Optimum account.
How do I win an instant win prize?
The online instant win prizes are awarded by playing the game. Each time you play, you will have a chance to instantly win one of many prizes of Shoppers Optimum Points. Each online instant win prize is associated with a particular timestamp and the first person to play the game following these random timestamps will be awarded the corresponding online instant win prize. You’ll know you won an instant win prize if you land on the instant win slice on the game wheel and an instant win screen pops up! Make sure to answer the skill testing questions correctly to claim your prize. The instant win prizes range from 1,000 to 95,000 Shoppers Optimum Points.
Online Instant Win Prize winners of 1,000 Shoppers Optimum Points will receive their points directly on their Optimum card specified at Registration after correctly answering the mathematical skill-testing question.
Any Online Instant Win Prize winners of 4,000 Shoppers Optimum Points or more, who correctly answered the mathematical skill-testing question, will receive their Shoppers Optimum Points within four (4) to six (6) weeks after the Contest Period.
I seem to be having technical issues. Anything I can do?
If you’re experiencing technical issues, it could be a result of the browser you’re using. Please check to make sure you’re using an updated version of Google Chrome (http://www.google.com/chrome/), Mozilla Firefox (https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox), Internet Explorer (http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/internet-explorer/download-ie), or Safari (http://www.apple.com/ca/safari/). It could be that your browser is out of date. If you require further assistance, please use the “Contact Us” link in the bottom footer of the game to receive support via email. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org directly.