BATON ROUGE, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – More than 466,000 vaccinated Louisianans have registered for a Shot at a Million since the lottery opened up a week ago Monday.
Louisiana residents aged 12 and up who have received at least the first COVID-19 vaccination are eligible to register for the lottery and a chance to win their share of $2.3 million in cash prizes or college scholarships over a series of weekly prize drawings.
The first drawing, for a cash prize of $100,000, is set for July 9. The winner of that drawing will be announced on July 16. The grand prize winner will be drawn on August 6 and announced on August 13. The deadline to register for the final drawing is Saturday, July 31.
As of Monday, more than 1.6 million people in Louisiana were fully vaccinated and another 1.7 million had initiated a vaccine series.
Those who do not have access to the internet can call 877-356-1511 and register by phone for Louisiana’s Shot At A Million lottery.