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How 2nd Chance Works

Get a step-by-step breakdown of how to get 2nd Chance codes, how submissions become entries and what happens next.

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How it Works

Submit up to 1,000
2nd Chance Codes per Month

You can enter Scratchers 2nd Chance codes, Fantasy 5 - 2nd Chance codes, and SuperLotto Plus 2nd Chance codes up to a combined 1,000 times per calendar month!

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2nd Chance

Scratchers 2nd Chance How To Play

Step 1: Play

Play any Scratchers® game with the 2nd Chance logo on the back. If your ticket isn't an instant winner, then you can enter your non-winning ticket into Scratchers 2nd Chance draws.

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Step 2: Sign In

Sign into your account. Or, if you're not a member already, sign up for an account. It's easy.

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Step 3: Enter

Enter your non-winning tickets on the Scratchers 2nd Chance page.

To enter, type your Scratcher ticket's Ticket ID and Entry Code into the appropriate fields and hit "Submit."

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Each code you submit is eligible for and automatically included in at least two drawings, a Pool Draw and an End of Game Top Prize Draw.

Pool Drawings occur every quarter and include all non-winning Scratchers tickets submitted during that Pool Draw's entry period. Ten $1,000 winners are drawn every Pool Draw.

For every Scratchers game, there will also be an End of Game Top Prize Drawing once the game has ended. For this draw, a winner will be awarded one of that specific game's top prizes.

You can see the codes you have submitted and the drawings entered on the "My Submissions" page.

Step 4: Check

To check if you've won, simply sign into your account after the drawing. If you're a winner, you'll receive a message letting you know that you've won along with instructions on how to claim your prize. You will also receive an email from the Lottery letting you know that you have an important message at and that you should sign into your account.

To see a list of winners, visit the "Results & Winners" page.

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