50/50 raffle by Spurs Give to kick off season opener against Dallas Mavericks

Winner will get 50% of jackpot, with remaining half benefiting a nonprofit

San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson (3) drives to the basket against Dallas Mavericks guard Josh Green (8) and Dwight Powell (7) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in San Antonio, Wednesday, March 15, 2023. (AP Photo/Eric Gay) (Eric Gay, Copyright 2023 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

SAN ANTONIO – Spurs Give, the nonprofit arm of Spurs Sports & Entertainment, is kicking off the 2023-2024 NBA season with a 50/50 raffle.

The raffle, which begins with a starting jackpot of $20,000, will be held during the season-opening home game Wednesday versus the Dallas Mavericks.

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“We are excited to kick off the season with one of our biggest starting jackpots to date,” said Julie McCarty, Director of Community Investments for Spurs Sports & Entertainment. “Since 2018, Spurs Give 50/50 Raffle has become a game day staple for fans and has provided significant financial support needed to ensure our communities have safe, accessible places to play, learn and grow. We hope the $20,000 starting jackpot and mobile option will encourage fans to contribute and be a part of our collective impact in the community.”

The Spurs Give 50/50 raffle is designed to raise funds to support the community while providing a game-day experience for fans. The chosen winner will receive half of the net proceeds from the jackpot number, with taxes and fees potentially deducted.

New for the season, fans can by a raffle ticket via the Official Spurs Mobile App and spurs5050.com. Those interested in playing must be 18 years or older and physically present at the game.

Fans buy the number of tickets they want to purchase and receive a receipt via email with their ticket numbers. During the fourth quarter of the game, a winning ticket number will be randomly selected and the winner will get 50% of the jackpot, with the remaining half benefiting the Spurs Give nonprofit.

The winner has seven business days to claim their prize. For more information, click here.

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