The California Lottery (“Lottery”) is conducting an X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw for registered 2nd Chance players as an incentive and second chance for players purchasing X the Money Scratchers tickets. Upon submission into the 2nd Chance system, players may receive up to sixty (60) additional entries into the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw for a chance to win one (1) cash prize of $40,000.
What are the X the Money Scratchers games?
$2 – 10X the Money
$5 – 20X the Money
$10 – 50X the Money
$20 – 100X the Money
Only the above-listed games are eligible for the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw.
The promotion will begin on August 24, 2016 and end on September 21, 2016 at 11:59 pm Pacific Time. The Lottery reserves the right to terminate or extend this promotion at any time.
The prize is one (1) cash prize of $40,000.
How to Enter
To enter into the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw, players must first log into their CA Lottery 2nd Chance account or create an account at CA Lottery in order to submit a 2nd Chance code. Any eligible non-winning X the Money Scratchers ticket can be entered into the bonus draw by manual submission at Scratchers 2nd Chance or by scanning each eligible non-winning barcode using the California Lottery Official Mobile App. Players may not enter more than 500 codes for 2nd Chance per calendar month per participant based on the Submission Limitation Policy.
Eligible non-winning X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance codes must be submitted during the promotional period in order to be eligible for entry into the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw . There will be one (1) draw at the end of the promotional period with alternates drawn in the event a winner is disqualified. The draw will take place in accordance with Lottery Regulations and procedures. All eligible non-winning X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance codes submitted into the bonus draw are also automatically entered into the regular Scratchers 2nd Chance Weekly Pool Draws that apply.
The odds of winning any prize vary based on the total number of entries that are received and the total number of entries each player submits. Players may not win more than one prize in each drawing.
Eligibility and Participation
Participants must be at least 18+ years of age. Participants must meet eligibility requirements at the time of the promotional drawing. To enter the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw, participants must register as a player on the Lottery website. When registering, participants must provide a valid California address and enter submissions from a location within California to be eligible for the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw. Participants must provide true and current information. Failure to provide participant’s full legal name at registration will make the participant ineligible to receive prizes from the California Lottery. In the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw, only the person identified by name as the Winner on the Lottery website at the time the Winner’s name is posted, which is supplied by the player during registration, may claim the prize from the California Lottery. Any change in name, whether due to marriage or otherwise, must be reflected on the Lottery’s registration page prior to the drawing in order to be eligible for any prize. Persons who register with fictitious names will be ineligible to win any prize. This promotion is not open to certain Lottery vendors or employees of the California Lottery, their agents, and their family members residing in the same household.
How to Win
The winner of the X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw will be posted on the Lottery website within fifteen (15) calendar days after the entry deadline. The Lottery will randomly select one (1) winner from the eligible X the Money Scratchers 2nd Chance Bonus Draw entries. Using the contact information provided to the Lottery by the player, the Lottery will notify the winner by e-mail to login into his/her account for “important information.” The Player must provide his/her true, full legal name when registering for the 2nd Chance program in order to be eligible for any prizes. Upon login to the Lottery’s website, the winner will be notified of the winning prize. The winner will have 180 days from the “Winners Posted By” date on the Lottery’s website to submit the 2nd Chance Winner Claim Form to the Lottery.
Participants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules in addition to state and federal laws and California Lottery Regulations. Proof of age, eligibility, and identity must be furnished upon request. Participants agree to the Lottery’s use of their name, likeness, photo, and hometown for advertising and publicity purposes, without compensation. Lottery prizes are not subject to California state tax. If you are not a U.S. citizen or resident alien, the Lottery is required by federal tax law to withhold additional taxes from your prize. The Lottery is required to withhold federal taxes of 25% for U.S. citizens and resident aliens providing a social security number, and 28% for U.S. citizens and resident aliens not providing a social security number. Claimants who do not mark the citizenship status will have 30% withheld from all prizes. Federal tax rates are subject to change. Retailer responsibilities and compensation are unaffected by this promotion. By participating in the program, and/or accepting any prize or promotional award, participants agree to and do release and hold harmless the Lottery and its commissioners, employees, agents, and officers from any claim, demand, judgment, award, and/or any liability of any kind whatsoever. The Lottery reserves the right to modify or terminate this program at any time. In the event of a conflict, these Official Rules supersede any applicable general rules or advertisements of the Lottery.