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The Virginia Lottery app lets you scan your tickets to enter 2nd Chance promotions. Download the app, scan and watch for the drawings!

eXTRA Chances Winners

Here’s your one-stop shop to see winners of contests, 2nd chance drawings and promotions.

Upcoming Prizes

All About Appliances
Drawing 01/26/21

Enter 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Gift Card
Drawing 02/02/21

Enter 01/25/21 – 01/31/21

Gift Card
Drawing 03/02/21

Enter 02/22/21 – 02/28/21

All About Appliances
Drawing 01/26/21

Enter 01/18/21 – 01/24/21

Gift Card
Drawing 02/02/21

Enter 01/25/21 – 01/31/21

Gift Card
Drawing 03/02/21

Enter 02/22/21 – 02/28/21

Scan and Enter Through the App!

You can now create or sign in to your Virginia Lottery account through the app, then use our Ticket Scanner technology to scan your non-winning tickets and enter promotions – all right from your phone! Start by downloading the Virginia Lottery app today.

Enjoy double the fun with eXTRA Chances Scratchers

If you see an eXTRA Chances logo on the front of a non-winning Scratcher, you have a shot at a second chance to win if you enter the ticket into the Lottery’s eXTRA Chances drawing.

What are second-chance drawings?

Second-chance drawings allow you to turn a non-winning ticket into another chance to win. You can enter a non-winning ticket into the weekly eXTRA Chances drawing. The prize themes change every month.

What can you win if you enter non-winning eXTRA Chances Scratcher tickets in the drawing?

The Lottery changes the prizes for the eXTRA Chances drawings each month. Check them out every month to see what you could win. Here are some examples of possible prizes.

  • A tropical vacation
  • Concert tickets
  • Home-improvement gift cards

How do eXTRA Chance Scratcher games work?

First, you can buy a Scratcher at your local Lottery retailer — find one near you using our Find a Retailer tool. Then scratch off the play area to see if you win a prize playing the game.

Didn’t win? If your ticket has the eXTRA Chances logo on the front, you can enter it into an eXTRA Chances drawing and get a second shot at winning — but you must have the non-winning ticket in your possession to enter.

Some games have specific 2nd Chance drawings; those tickets can be entered into those drawings for a specific prize.

How can you enter the eXTRA Chances drawing?

You can enter in two ways:

  • Mail in your non-winning ticket to the Virginia Lottery.
  • Enter online with your non-winning ticket. You can even download the Lottery’s mobile app to enter the drawing.

The Lottery values K-12 public education

Every time you play the Virginia Lottery, kids across the commonwealth are the real winners. All Lottery profits go to the K-12 public schools in Virginia. In Fiscal Year 2019, the Lottery generated nearly $650 million for K-12 public schools.

Look for eXTRA Chances Scratchers today

If you love the excitement of playing Scratchers and trying to win, now you can get another shot if your Scratcher isn’t a winner. The weekly eXTRA Chances drawing is another shot at a win. If you love playing Virginia Lottery games, sign up for a MyGameRoom account to access other ways to play.

eXTRA Chances Prizes
eXTRA Chances Drawings
eXTRA Chances Rules
eXTRA Chances Q & A

eXTRA Chances Prizes

The eXTRA Chances Promotion offers great prizes every week, and every month has a specific prize theme!

This Month’s Prizes

January – All About Appliances

Every Tuesday in January, five winners each will win a new appliance!

Upcoming Prizes

February – Gift Cards

Every Tuesday in February, 10 winners each will win a $500 Best Buy ® gift card.

March – Home Improvement

Every Tuesday in March, 15 winners each will win either a $1,000 Lowe’s® or a $1,000 The Home Depot® gift card.

eXTRA Chances Drawings

Check out the upcoming eXTRA Chances promotion entry and drawing dates here. Keep in mind that we’re always switching up the prizes, so check back often to see what your non-winning Scratcher could win for you!

January – All About Appliances

Draw Date Prize # of Winners Value of Prize
Tuesday, January 5, 2020 Refrigerator 5 $2000.00
Tuesday, January 12, 2020 Washer & Dryer 5 $1800.00
Tuesday, January 19, 2020 Refrigerator 5 $2000.00
Tuesday, January 26, 2020 Washer & Dryer 5 $1800.00

February – Best Buy ® Gift Card

Draw Date Prize # of Winners Value of Prize
Tuesday, February 2, 2020 Best Buy ® Gift Card 10 $500.00
Tuesday, February 9, 2020 Best Buy ® Gift Card 10 $500.00
Tuesday, February 16, 2020 Best Buy ® Gift Card 10 $500.00
Tuesday, February 23, 2020 Best Buy ® Gift Card 10 $500.00

March – $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card

Draw Date Prize # of Winners Value of Prize
Tuesday, March 2, 2020 $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card 15 $1000.00
Tuesday, March 9, 2020 $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card 15 $1000.00
Tuesday, March 16, 2020 $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card 15 $1000.00
Tuesday, March 23, 2020 $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card 15 $1000.00
Tuesday March 30, 2020 $1,000 Lowe’s or Home Depot Gift Card 15 $1000.00

Mailing Address:

Mail your entry to the eXTRA Chances P.O. Box listed on the back of your Scratcher.

*Approximate prize value

eXTRA Chances Official Rules

This page does not contain a complete list of rules for our eXTRA Chances promotion. Please go here for a copy of our eXTRA Chances promotion official rules.

eXTRA Chances General Information

  • Prize drawings will be held weekly, every Tuesday.
  • Entries for each weekly drawing must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. on the Sunday prior to the Tuesday drawing.
  • Entries submitted will be valid for the appropriate drawing based on the date the entry is received by the Virginia Lottery.
  • To participate, a player must submit one (1) eligible, non-winning ticket from one of our eXTRA Chances Scratcher games.
  • Players will receive entries into the appropriate weekly drawing equal to the price point of their Scratcher entry. (Example: $5 Scratcher = 5 entries)
  • This promotion is open to players 18 years of age or older. Players may be required to provide proof of their date of birth.
  • A player may enter more than once as long as a different eligible, non-winning ticket from one of our eXTRA Chances Scratchers is submitted as an entry.
  • A player is eligible to win one (1) prize per drawing.
  • Chances of winning any prize depend on the total number of entries received.
  • The Virginia Lottery will not be responsible for entries submitted incorrectly or received before the start date or after the entry deadline date (for Internet and/or U.S. mail). Such entries shall be deemed invalid.
  • We try to contact winners by email, phone and/or mail. If you want us to reach you quickly, be sure your contact information is up to date in your MyGameRoom account. If we can’t reach a winner by the deadline listed in the rules, we will move on to an alternate.

eXTRA Chances Internet Entry Information

  • To enter the eXTRA Chances promotion via the Internet, a player must have a valid MyGameRoom account.
  • Players may submit up to 25 eligible, non-winning eXTRA Chances Scratchers per day for this promotion.
  • For our eXTRA Chances Promotion, you DO NOT need to keep your tickets once you have successfully submitted all the ticket information.
  • Bonus instant wins for non-winning eXTRA Chances Scratchers ended January 31, 2018. All non-winning Scratchers with the eXTRA Chances logo are now eligible only for weekly prize drawings, with the number of entries you receive equal to the price of the non-winning Scratcher you enter.
  • any bonus instant-win prize won on or before January 31, 2018 MUST be claimed within 30 days of the date of win.

eXTRA Chances Mail-in Entry Information

  • Please submit only one (1) entry per envelope. An entry consists of one eligible, non-winning eXTRA Chances Scratcher ticket.
  • Print your full name (no initials), address, city, state, ZIP code, date of birth and daytime telephone number on the back of the ticket.
  • Entries MUST include ALL information to be eligible.
  • Send the ticket in an envelope no larger than 4.5″ x 9.5″
  • eXTRA Chances entries should be mailed to the eXTRA Chances P. O. Box listed on the back of each eligible Scratcher.
  • Entries mailed to any other Lottery address will not be eligible for this promotion and will not be returned to the player.
  • Entries that have been submitted on the Internet are not eligible to be mailed in as entries.

eXTRA Chances Registration and Login

  • My password is not being accepted when I try to log in. What’s wrong?
    Most likely, you haven’t opened a MyGameRoom account. You’ll need to open an account to enter your ticket(s). Click “Sign Up” from the top right menu to register. Once completed, click the Continue button.
  • I forgot my password. What should I do?
    “Login” from the top right menu
    and follow the instructions to have your password emailed to you. You’ll need to use the original email address you used to open a MyGameRoom account, even if it is no longer current.
  • How do I updateMyGameRoom account information? To update any of your account information, please call 804-420-9584.

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