SECOND CHANCE ENTRY

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


Second Chance Questions

What are Second Chance Drawings?
Registered users can enter their eligible non-winning Scratch tickets or Draw Ticket Promotion Codes into Second Chance Drawings for a chance to win.

How do Second Chance Drawings work?
After successfully registering and logging in, you can view every Second Chance Drawing Promotion available. To enter the drawings you enter codes printed on your non-winning Scratch tickets or eligible Draw tickets. Drawings will be held as determined by the Lottery.

Can I purchase Lottery products online?
Scratch tickets and other Lottery products cannot be purchased online. All purchases for Lottery products must take place at an authorized lottery retailer.

Why is Washington's Lottery offering Second Chance Drawings?
The Lottery is always looking for ways to engage players and add value to their purchase of Lottery products. With Second Chance drawings, the Lottery is giving players another reason to play and a "Second Chance" to win. Second Chance Drawings have been offered by the Lottery in the past and this effort is consistent with past promotional efforts.



Changing Personal Information


My personal information that I submitted when I registered has changed. How do I update the information?
LOGIN to the Washington's Lottery Second Chance Drawing web site with your existing email address and password. On the SECOND CHANCE DRAWING ENTRY page, click the "EDIT PROFILE" link located on the left hand side of the page. For prize notifications, please be sure to keep your contact information updated.

I have changed my email address. Can I change it in my registration information?
Yes. LOGIN to the Washington's Lottery Second Chance Drawing web site with your existing email address and password. On the SECOND CHANCE DRAWING ENTRY page, click the "EDIT PROFILE" link located on the left hand side of the page to update your address. Please be sure to keep your contact information updated.



Questions About Entries and Tickets


Can I enter a Second Chance drawing more than once?
YES! Each entry requires the use of separate qualified tickets.

What happens to the ticket entries that do not get picked in a drawing? Are they retained for future drawings?
No.

What happens if I submit my entry after the deadlines for the drawing?
Entries received after the entry deadline will be included in the next drawing. Entries received after the final drawing deadline will be disqualified.

I have tickets that I can't remember whether or not I have entered in the drawing. How can I see what tickets I have entered?
Each time you submit an entry, a record of your entry appears on the page titled "MY ENTRIES." The "MY ENTRIES" link can be located on the left hand side of the page. All of your entries appear on that list for your information and reference so you can check the list against the tickets you are holding.

How can I be sure that my entry has been submitted?
Each time you submit an entry, it is recorded in "MY ENTRIES." This link is located on the left hand side of the page. If the entry is recorded there, you can be assured that it is in the system.

Can I throw away the tickets after I have entered them into a drawing?
Yes.

I live out of state. Am I eligible to enter the Second Chance Drawings?
Yes.



Questions About Winners


How do I find out if I have been selected as a winner?
The Lottery will notify the winner of a Second Chance Drawing by e-mail or by telephone. Please be sure to keep your contact information updated.

How long do I have to claim my prize?
A winner of a Second Chance Drawing has two business days from the date of notification in which to claim the prize, unless otherwise specified in the special Terms and Conditions for a particular Second Chance Drawing.

What happens if I don't claim my prize within the time limit?
If the Lottery determines that a winner of a Second Chance Drawing fails to claim the prize within the time limits set by the Lottery, then the Second Chance prize is forfeited by the winner and an alternate is selected.

Where is the WINNERS LIST from the last drawing?
Once drawing winners are selected, contacted and validated, the Winners will be posted in the "See Winners" link located on the left hand side of the page.

How are the Second Chance winners selected?
After the final entry date, we take all the entries and put them into a random number generator that selects a winner(s) based on the total number of entries received. Washington's Lottery then validates the winners and posts them to the website.

What are my chances of winning a prize in a Second Chance Drawing?
Your odds of winning will vary based on the total number of eligible entries received and the number of winners being selected per promotion(s).