Get ready for spooks, scares, and dollars with the Halloween Millions Raffle coming soon from 7 state lotteries: New York, New Jersey, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Oklahoma and Iowa.
Summer is ending and Autumn is almost here. With Autumn comes the holiday of frights: Halloween. Celebrated every year on October 31, Halloween is one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States, giving everyone a chance to dress up as someone or something else and attempt to scare the wits out of everyone.
If you want to dress up as a millionaire this year, you might not have to pretend. According to La Fleur’s Magazine’s August 2013 issue, six states will be selling the multi-state raffle, mostly with a Halloween theme. the Ohio Lottery will be selling raffle tickets under the name “Multi-State Millions Raffle”, and Oklahoma has named their part of the raffle the “National Millionaire Raffle.”
This game will give players the chance to play for some of the best odds at winning $1 million. Entry to play only requires the purchase of a $10 game. The raffle will be available for players in New York, New Jersey Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Iowa who want to get an extra trick-or-treat from their state lottery.
The New York Lottery has not held a raffle in the past few years. They believe this game will get New Yorkers more excited about their state lottery. The Halloween Millions multi-state raffle will be the first of its kind to take place in multiple states, giving the Multi-State Lottery Association a chance to bring their members together. The New York Lottery Commission, along with the Ohio Lottery Commission, believe this endeavor will provide minimal financial risk for the participating lotteries. The game will give lotteries the chance to sell draw game tickets at a premium price of $10.
The Halloween Millions Raffle will be played on a pari-mutuel basis. This means the number of winners is determined by the number of entries in the participating states. Each state has a guaranteed $50,000 prize for players if there is not a $1 million winner in the state. All other prizes will be worth $1 million, and the number of prizes will be determined by the number of entries. The Halloween Millions Raffle promises higher odds at winning $1 million, so there will not be any prizes lower than the $50,000. According to La Fleur’s, they expect at least 15 $1 million winners from the Halloween Millions Raffle.
So practice your ghoulish grin, and get ready to trick-or-treat for $1 million with the Multi-State Lottery Association and the Halloween Millions Raffle coming this Fall.