WIN with WU

We’re celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday with prizes for our customers! Simply send money with Western Union and enter the last 5 digits of your MTCN below for a chance to win $10,000 cash, gift cards, and more.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of Canada within all Canadian provinces (including Quebec) and territories, 18 or older (or age of majority in the province/territory in which they reside). Void where prohibited. Begins 12:00 a.m. ET on 5/1/17 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 10/15/17. See below for Official Rules and complete details.


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NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Open to legal residents of Canada within all Canadian provinces (including Quebec) and territories, 18 or older (or age of majority in the province/territory in which they reside). Void where prohibited. Begins 12:00 a.m. ET on 5/1/17 and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. ET on 10/15/17. See below for Official Rules and complete details.


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1 Entry

into the lucky draw.

Get more chances to win every time you send money with Western Union until Oct. 15, 2017.

Good luck!

  1. PROMOTION PERIOD: The Western Union “WIN WITH WU” Instant Win Game and Sweepstakes (the “Promotion”) begins at 12:00:00 AM Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on October 15, 2017 (the “Promotion Period”). The Promotion consists of an Instant Win Game and a Sweepstakes.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: This Promotion is open only to legal residents of Canada within all Canadian provinces (including the province of Quebec) and territories, 18 years of age [or the age of majority in the province or territory in which they reside] or older at the time of entry). Employees, directors, officers, agents and representatives of Western Union Financial Services (Canada) Inc. (“Western Union" or the “Sponsor”), and each of its respective affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, prize providers, distributors and other suppliers of materials and services related to this Promotion (collectively, the “Promotion Parties”), and each of their immediate family members (spouse, in-laws, grandparents, parents, siblings, grandchildren and children, regardless of where they live) and/or those living in the same household (whether related or not) of each are ineligible to enter the Promotion. By participating, entrants agree to abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and to accept decisions of the Sponsor as final in all matters relating to this Promotion. All federal, provincial and local laws and regulations apply. Void outside of Canada and where prohibited. This Promotion is subject to and governed by Canadian laws and regulations.
    1. Enter using your MTCN Number: During the Promotion Period, visit (the “Promotion Website) and follow the on-screen instructions to play the “Win With WU” Instant Win Game and receive an Official Game Message. You will need to provide your complete name, email address and the last five (5) digits of your 10 digit Money Transfer Control Number (“MTCN”) from a qualified transaction*. The Western Union MTCN can be found on your WU transaction receipt. Once you have successfully completed the entry process, an Official Game Message will be instantly displayed. Potential winners of the Instant Win Game will be provided with directions for validation and prize claiming instructions. All potential winners are subject to verification before any prize will be awarded. Osellus Inc. is responsible for the functionality of the Instant Win Game.

      *A qualified transaction is defined as a Western Union initiated Money Transfer or Bill Pay transaction through a participating Western Union® Agent location, online at, ABMT or by mobile transaction through the WU® Mobile App from Canada to anywhere in the world made during the Promotion Period (a “Qualifying Transaction”). Entrant is deemed to be the person identified to Western Union as the “Sender.”

    2. NO PURCHASE/TRANSACTION NECESSARY. Eligible entrants who wish to receive a 5 digit unique Game Code to enter the Promotion without making a Qualifying Transaction can send an email to: with the subject line: Western Union “Win With WU” Code Request. In the body of your email include the following Information: your complete name, address, daytime phone number and age. Limit one Code Request per person per day. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, incomplete, illegible, or misdirected email. All code requests must be received by 4 PM ET on 10/15/17. Once your 5 digit game code is received, follow the “Here’s How to Enter” instructions outlined in Rule (A) above by entering your Game Code within the MTCN field on the Promotion Website. Your entry must be received by 11:59:59 PM ET on 10/15/17. Proof of e-mailing does not constitute proof of delivery. By sending an email as noted herein, the sender acknowledges that they are sending the information requested solely for the purpose of participating in this Promotion. For more information regarding the use of entry information see “Privacy” below.

      LIMIT 1 INSTANT WIN GAME ENTRY PER PERSON/PER EMAIL ADDRESS/PER DAY, REGARDLESS OF METHOD OF ENTRY. MTCNs and Game Codes that are acquired via Rule 3(B) can only be used once. If more than one entry is received for any MTCN or Game Code, only the first entry received will be considered valid. A person can use only one email address to enter. Instant Winners will be determined through random computer generation methodology. Odds of winning an Instant Win Prize will depend upon the date and time of your Instant Win Game play.

    3. By participating in the Instant Win Game, you will be automatically entered in the Sweepstakes drawing for a chance to win the Sweepstakes Grand Prize. Only valid Instant Win Game plays will be eligible for the Sweepstakes drawing. Limit one entry per person per email address per day. Odds of winning the Sweepstakes Grand Prize depends on the number of eligible entries received.
  4. SWEEPSTAKES RANDOM DRAWING: A random drawing will be conducted on 10/27/17 from among all eligible entries received during the Promotion Period to award one Grand Prize. The random drawing will be conducted by Marden-Kane, Inc. an independent judging organization, located at 195 Froehlich Farm Blvd., Woodbury, New York, 11797 USA (Administrator), whose decisions are final.
  5. WINNER NOTIFICATION: All potential winners are subject to verification by Sponsor or the Administrator, whose decisions are final. An entrant is not a winner of any prize, even if the Instant Win Game Message should so indicate, unless and until entrant’s eligibility has been verified and entrant has been notified that verification is complete. Sponsor will not accept screen shots or other evidence of winning in lieu of its verification process. By entering the Promotion, Entrant agrees to be contacted by email, phone and/or mail for purposes of promotion administration. Potential winners will be first notified via email and will be required to respond to such email and provide their complete name, address, date of birth, phone number and any additional information requested, within 48 hours from the time initial notification was sent. Emails will be sent between 9AM and 5PM ET weekdays only. Potential winners will then be required to complete and return an Affidavit of Eligibility/Release of Liability and, where permitted, a Publicity Release (“Prize Documents”). If winning entry was made via a MTCN transaction entry, potential winner will be required to submit a copy of their Western Union receipt with the corresponding winning MTCN number. Promotion Administrator will email a PDF file containing the Prize Documents to potential winners and said Prize Documents must be completed and returned within 3 days of attempted delivery of same. Each confirmed Prize winner will also be required to correctly answer a mathematical skill question administered online/by mail/via telephone, at the Sponsor’s sole discretion, prior to the awarding of their prize. UNCLAIMED INSTANT WIN PRIZES WILL NOT BE AWARDED. Return of a prize or prize notification as undeliverable, failure to respond to/sign and return requested information/Prize Documents within the specified time period, the inability of Sponsor to contact a potential winner within the aforesaid time period or noncompliance with these Official Rules by a potential winner will result in disqualification and, at Sponsor's sole discretion, the selection of an alternate winner. Prizes will be awarded within approximately 4 to 6 weeks after eligibility verification is completed.
  6. AVAILABLE PRIZES, REWARDS AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (ARV): Instant Win Game Prizes: A total of One Hundred and Forty-Nine (149) Instant Win Prizes are available to be won as follows: Fifteen (15) $100 Vanilla® Prepaid MasterCards®; Fifty (50) $25 Metro gift cards; Two (2) $500 Cash prizes from Hasty Market; Eighty-two (82) Western Union limited edition “WUHOO” buttons (value not to exceed $3 each).

    Sweepstakes Prize: One (1) Grand Prize, consisting of a check in the amount of $10,000, awarded in the form of a check.

    The total approximate retail value of all prizes available to be won is $13,996. No substitution or transfer of any prize permitted, except that Sponsor may in its discretion substitute a prize of equal or greater value. Limit one Instant Win Game prize per person, family or household. All terms and conditions of card issuer apply. Prizes consist of only the items listed as part of the prize.

  7. GENERAL RULES: All applicable federal, state and local taxes/duties on prize and any expenses relating to the acceptance/use of prize not specified herein are the sole responsibility of winner. If an entrant submits more than the stated number of entries permitted, and/or if the Sponsor suspects that an entrant attempted to obtain additional entries by using multiple email addresses, registrations, identities or any other method, all entries submitted by the entrant may be declared null and void. Entrants/winners agree to release, discharge and hold harmless Promotion Parties from and against any and all liability (including damages caused or claimed to be caused) arising out of participation and/or acceptance/use of prize, and agree to be bound by the Official Rules and the judges’ decisions, which are final. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for the Sponsor and its agencies to use winners’ names and/or likenesses for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, including a winners list, unless prohibited by law. Claims may not be resolved through any form of class action. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion materials and the terms and conditions of the Official Rules, the English version of Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control. All material submitted becomes the sole property of Sponsor and will not be returned. If for any reason, including but not limited to an administrative, printing, production or other error or due to incorrect announcements of any kind, more winning Official Game Messages are distributed or more prizes are claimed than are intended to be awarded for any prize level according to these Official Rules, intended prizes will be awarded in a random drawing from among all verified prize claims received for that prize level. In no event will Sponsor be obligated to award more than the stated number of prizes. In the event of a printing, production or other error neither the Sponsor nor its respective agents and agencies shall have any liability.
  8. PRIVACY: The personal information you submit when you enter the Promotion is collected by Sponsor and will be subject to Sponsor’s Privacy Statement (“Statement”). Sponsor may disclose your personal information to third parties as explained in the Statement. To obtain a copy of the Statement, visit Sponsor’s website at or call 1-800-562-2598 and ask for a copy of Sponsor’s Privacy Statement. Information disclosed may include financial background; identification, such as name and address; transaction information; and other information relating to financial matters. Recipients may include financial institutions; retailers; companies that process transactions or provide other services for Sponsor; government agencies; and direct marketers. You may opt out of (direct Sponsor not to make) certain disclosures. If you do not opt out, Sponsor will assume that you agree that your information may be used as the Statement describes. To opt out, call 1-800-562-2598.
  9. QUEBEC RESIDENTS: Any litigation respecting the conduct or organization of a publicity contest may be submitted to the Régie des alcools, des courses et des jeux for a ruling. Any litigation respecting the awarding of a prize may be submitted to the Régie only for the purpose of helping parties reach a settlement.
  10. GOVERNING LAW: This Promotion is subject to and governed by Canadian laws and regulations. Void outside of Canada and where prohibited. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these Official Rules, entrants’ rights and obligations, or the rights and obligations of the Sponsor in connection with this Promotion, shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of Canada without regard to its principles of conflicts of law. Jurisdiction and venue shall be solely within the Province of Ontario.

    The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Official Rules shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision. In the event that any provision is determined to be invalid or otherwise unenforceable or illegal, these Official Rules shall otherwise remain in effect and shall be construed in accordance with their terms as if the invalid or illegal provision were not contained herein. In the event there is a discrepancy or inconsistency between disclosures or other statements contained in any Promotion-related materials and the terms and conditions of these Official Rules, these Official Rules shall prevail, govern and control.

  11. NOTICE TO ENTRANTS: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN INDIVIDUAL TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THIS PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE SPONSOR RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK DAMAGES FROM ANY SUCH INDIVIDUAL TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. The Sponsor and its agents are not responsible for any (i) incorrect announcements of any kind, (ii) technical hardware or software failures of any kind, including any injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in or experiencing any materials in connection with the promotion, (iii) lost or unavailable network connections, or (iv) failed, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmission that may limit a user's ability to participate in the Promotion. The Sponsor assumes no responsibility for undeliverable emails resulting from any form of active or passive email filtering by a user's Internet service provider and/or email client or for insufficient space in user's email account to receive email messages. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for Entries not received due to lost, failed delayed or interrupted connections or miscommunications, or to other electronic malfunctions, delays, or errors of any kind in the transmission or receipt of Entries. Sponsor is not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate Entry information, whether caused by any human or technological error that may occur in the processing of Entries in this Promotion. Any other attempted form of Entry not specified herein is prohibited; no automatic, programmed; robotic or similar means of entry are permitted. The Sponsor reserves the right to cancel or modify the Promotion if fraud, misconduct, or technical failures destroy the integrity of the Promotion or if a computer virus, bug, or other technical problem corrupts the administration or security of the Promotion as determined by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. In the event a dispute arises regarding the specific individual entitled to receive a prize, entry will be declared made by the person identified to Western Union as the “Sender” on the MTCN Western Union Qualified Winning Transaction; if the winning entry is associated with a Code obtained via Rule 3(B), entry will be declared made by the person assigned to the email address from the selected entry. In the event the Promotion is terminated, a notice will be posted and all eligible entries received prior to termination will be included in a random drawing to award the prizes. Proof of submitting entries will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by the Sponsor. All entries become the property of the Promotion Sponsor and will not be returned. The Sponsor reserves the right to prohibit the participation of an individual if fraud or tampering is suspected or if the individual fails to comply with any requirement of participation as stated herein or with any provision in these Official Rules.
  12. WINNERS LIST: The names of Winners of prizes valued at over $25 or more and the Official Rules will be posted at on 11/30/17 or after all winners have been verified.

SPONSOR: Western Union Financial Services, (Canada) Inc., 330 Bay Street Suite 300, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S8. ADMINISTRATOR: Marden-Kane, Inc., 195 Froehlich Farm Blvd., Woodbury, NY 11797 USA.