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Va. Lottery adds more tickets, prizes to New Year’s Millionaire Raffle

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Virginia Lottery is making changes to one of its most popular holiday games: Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

In past years, tickets were sold out well before the deadline. Now, the number of available tickets has increased from 330,000 to 500,000.

With additional tickets, comes extra prizes. These prizes will be in the mix:

  • Four $1 million winning tickets
  • Six $100,000 winning tickets
  • 500 tickets that each win $500

Each ticket costs $20. The winning ticket numbers will be announced at 2 p.m. on Friday, January 1.

For more information and a running countdown of the number of tickets left, click here.

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Virginia Lottery is making changes to one of its most popular holiday games: Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle.

Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle

Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle is back….with more! This game has Virginia’s best odds to become a millionaire. Plus, we’ve added a fourth $1 million prize and a sixth $100,000 prize! Twenty dollars could get you one of the four $1 million top prizes! Here’s a chance at starting 2021 with a win!

There will be four new millionaires announced on January 1, 2021. Tickets go on sale November 3. You can get your Raffle tickets at a Lottery retailer or a Lottery Vending Machine.

Winners will be announced January 1, 2021 after 2 p.m.

How does the Raffle work?

The Lottery sells a limited number of tickets for the Raffle each year. Each ticket is printed with a number generated by a computer. Ticket sales begin in early November and continue through December 31 or until all the tickets have been sold.

How do you enter the Raffle?

Buy your ticket from a local retailer or Lottery Vending Machine for your chance to win.

Start the new year right!

Dive into 2021 by taking a chance on winning! When you play Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle, you could begin the year with a win!

Previous Raffle results

Click on the Raffle to open up the complete list of winners. Documents are viewable in Adobe Acrobat. Download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.

Legal stuff

Need more info? Here are the official rules for Virginia’s New Year’s Millionaire Raffle!

Lottery profits benefit public education

Since 1999, all Virginia Lottery profits have gone to K-12 public schools in Virginia. In Fiscal Year 2020, the Lottery generated more than $595 million for K-12 public schools in Virginia. Every time you play a Virginia Lottery game, you’re playing a role in helping kids have a brighter future.

Virginia's best odds to start 2019 as a MILLIONAIRE! We have 508 new winners in our New Year's Millionaire Raffle!! ]]>