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Calgary Flames press pause on online 50/50 raffles

Those looking to pick up online 50/50 tickets for any future Calgary Flames games are out of luck.

In a tweet Tuesday morning, six hours before puck drop between the Flames and Dallas Stars, the Flames Foundation say they are postponing any more 50/50 raffles until further notice.

“We will continue to work alongside our software partner to enhance our system and ensure we can deliver a positive experience for #Flames fans,” tweeted the foundation.

The move is likely due to an anticipated uptick in 50/50 raffle sales. The Edmonton Oilers, who were eliminated last week in the qualifying round against the Chicago Blackhawks, had some massive 50/50 raffles that reached over $10-million.

They had some issues with their servers that caused some major headaches.

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