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to start 2019 as a MILLIONAIRE!

Ring in the new year right with Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle!

Are you ready for an amazing new year? When you play Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle, you could win $1 million to help you start the year right! Experience the excitement of the Raffle as you bid farewell to one year and welcome the next.

Everyone dreams of becoming a millionaire. You could become one with Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle!

What is Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle?

Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle is a raffle game in which three winners win $1 million, five people win $100,000, and 500 people win $500. The winners are announced after 2 p.m. on New Year's Day.

How does the Raffle work?

The Lottery sells a limited number of tickets for the Raffle each year. Each ticket is imprinted with a number generated by a computer. Ticket sales begin in early November and continue through Jan. 1 or until all 375,000 tickets have been sold. The drawing held on New Year's Day is the only drawing, and 508 tickets will be selected as winners.

How do you enter the Virginia raffle game?

Buy your ticket from a local retailer during the purchase period for your chance to win. You can find a list of retailers by using our Find a Retailer tool.

Start the new year right!

Dive into the coming year by taking a chance on winning! When you play Virginia's New Year's Millionaire Raffle, you could begin the year with a win! Want to play other Virginia Lottery games whenever you'd like ? You can download the Lottery's mobile app, and register for a MyGameRoom account.

Previous raffle results

Click on the Raffle to open up the complete list of winners. Documents are viewable in Adobe Acrobat. Download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.

Legal stuff

Need more info? Here are the official rules for New Year's Millionaire Raffle!

The Virginia Lottery supports K-12 public schools

Every time you play the Virginia Lottery, kids across the commonwealth are the real winners. All Lottery profits go to the K-12 public schools in Virginia. In Fiscal Year 2019, the Lottery generated nearly $650 million for K-12 public schools.