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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. 

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. 

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.

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.

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