Mississippi has first ‘2nd chance’ winner!
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - Mississippi’s first winner of a ‘2nd chance’ drawing claimed her prize Friday at Mississippi Lottery Corporation headquarters.
A Lucedale woman won $5,000 from the Sleigh Bill$ game. She and two friends were excited. In fact, her friends said they has a feeling she would win.
“This is wonderful!” said MLC president, Tom Shaheen. “We are happy to see our first winner so excited. With 2nd Chance Drawings, if a player does not have an initial win on an instant scratch-off ticket purchased, they have another chance to win by entering the drawing.”
|The 2nd Chance Promotional Drawing for Sleigh Bill$ happened June 2, 2021.|
|More than 118,000 entries were submitted for this drawing. The next 2nd Chance Promotional Drawing will be Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, for Valentines Day Doubler.|
The MLC introduced 2nd Chance instant scratch-off games in September 2020. With 2nd Chance games, players have the option to enter non-winning tickets for an opportunity to win a top prize at a later date.
For more information on how to register non-winning tickets, click here.
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