Dec 27, 2013- With giving the gift of Lottery this holiday season, it is important to keep track of which tickets still have top prizes left.
This is a list of the New York Holiday Scratch offs and how many still have top prizes waiting to be claimed.
1. Winter Wishes- $1
This ticket is the cheapest of the holiday scratchers, which makes it the easiest to give as a gift. The top prize for Winter Wishes is $5,000. This ticket still has 18 top prizes waiting to be claimed.
2. Wreaths of Cash- $3
The Wreaths of Cash boast a top prize of $60,000. This ticket only has 4 top prizes waiting to be claimed.
3. Holiday Riches- $5
With this holiday ticket a player can win up to $500,000 on a single ticket. Just like the Wreaths of Cash, this ticket only has four top prizes waiting to be claimed.
4. Unwrap the Cash- $10
The top prize for this holiday ticket is $1,000,000! There are still four tickets waiting to be claimed. Meaning New York will have four new millionaires by the time these tickets sell out.
Not only is the New York Lottery offering you all these chances to win on scratch cards, you can still enter to win, even if you lose. All the above scratch offs are eligible to enter into the Holiday Sweepstakes drawing.
The drawing will occur on January 6, 2014, and tickets can be entered into the drawing until January 5. Each ticket’s dollar value will count as that many entries. For example to $10 Unwrap the Cash will get a player 10 entries, while the Holiday Riches ticket will get you five entries.
The sweepstakes will award 20 players a First Place prize of $500 in cash. 100 Second Place winners will receive $100 in cash. And there will be 100 Third Prize winners getting five $5 Holiday Riches scratch off tickets, giving them another chance at winning up to $500,000.
In order to enter your losing Holiday scratchers into the drawing just login or create a New York Lottery Player account.