Long Island, NY - December 23, 2014 - The New York Lottery today provided key dates for customers interested in purchasing tickets for the remaining drawings of the soon-to-be suspended MONOPOLY MILLIONAIRES’ CLUB multistate game.
New York Lottery players who purchase tickets for the final drawings to be held on December 19 and December 26 will still be eligible to win all prizes associated with the game. Players may claim prizes up to 365 days from the draw date.
Tickets for the game will be sold in New York until 9 p.m. on December 26. The drawing will take place at 11:15 p.m.
The deadline to enter the second chance drawing for a chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to attend a taping of the eponymous game show and a subsequent chance to appear on the show as a contestant will take place January 6. The drawing will be held on January 13. Winners will travel to Las Vegas February 19-23.
All game show trip winners selected in the December 12 second chance drawing will attend as planned January 8-12.
About the New York Lottery
The New York Lottery continues to be North America’s largest and most profitable Lottery, contributing $3.17 billion in fiscal year 2013-2014 to help support education in New York State. The Lottery’s contribution represents 15 percent of total state education aid to local school districts.
New York Lottery revenue is distributed to local school districts by the same statutory formula used to distribute other state aid to education. It takes into account both a school district’s size and its income level; larger, lower-income school districts receive proportionately larger shares of Lottery school funding.
About the New York State Gaming Commission
The New York State Gaming Commission regulates all aspects of gaming and gambling activity in the state, including horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering, class III Indian gaming, video lottery terminal facilities at race tracks, the state lottery and charitable gaming.
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