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"Happy Days of Summer" Promotion

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"Happy Days of Summer" 2nd Chance Home Drawing Rules

  1. One entry consists of any combination of at least $30 worth of eligible non-winning Missouri Lottery Scratchers tickets in one envelope or Web submission. Each entry is valid for one drawing.
  2. Eligible Scratchers tickets include:

    Game 581 - $10 “$100 Million Cash Spectacular”
    Game 613 - $10 “Lifetime Riches”
    Game 646 - $10 “$250,000 Mega Cash”

  3. Entries may be submitted by mail, through the Missouri Lottery’s Web site or by depositing the entry at a Missouri Lottery regional office located in St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield or at headquarters in Jefferson City. Only one entry per envelope will be accepted. Players entering through must keep their entry, since they will be required to turn it in to claim any prize (see rule #14).

  4. Each entry mailed to or deposited at the Missouri Lottery must be in an envelope no larger than 11 inches x 5 ¾ inches.

  5. Entries must be received at the address listed below, at Missouri Lottery headquarters in Jefferson City or any of the Missouri Lottery regional offices in St. Louis, Kansas City or Springfield by 5 p.m. on the deadline dates to be eligible for the next drawing. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for entries received after the deadlines or entries mailed to the any other address other than the address listed below. Players may enter as often as they wish. 

    Mailing address:
    2nd Chance Home Drawing
    Missouri Lottery
    P.O. Box 105656
    Jefferson City, MO 65102-5656
  6. Entries submitted through the Missouri Lottery’s Web site at must be entered by 5 p.m. Central Time on the entry deadline dates. Duplicate entries will be considered null and void.

  7. Only entries received by the appropriate entry deadline date (as listed below) will be eligible for the drawing. Entries received after the entry deadline date will be deemed ineligible for that drawing and will be destroyed.

    Entry Deadline @ 5 p.m. Drawing Date
    Drawing Thursday, July 26, 2007 Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2007

  8. All eligible entries received at the promotional address listed in rule #5, through and those received at Lottery offices by the listed entry deadline dates will be placed into a drawing for a chance to win the following prize:

    Grand Prize: One (1) winner of $300,000 cash – tax paid. The Missouri Lottery will pay standard federal and state withholding taxes for the grand prize based on the total prize value. The winner will be responsible for any additional applicable taxes.

  9. Entries that are mailed or hand-delivered to a Lottery office that are not placed in an envelope are ineligible as indicated in #4 and will be disqualified. 

  10. Complete name, address and telephone number should be provided on the back of at least one of the tickets used for entry or on the entry filled out at, so that the owners of winning entries can be identified and contacted. Incomplete or illegible entries may be disqualified. Entries with address stamps or stickers are acceptable, but they also should have a complete name, address and telephone number. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for lost, late, misdirected, damaged, incomplete, altered, illegible or postage-due mail.

  11. If more than one person’s name appears on the tickets drawn as a winner, these individuals will be notified, and it will be their responsibility to declare ownership of the prize.

  12. Player signatures are not required on entries.

  13. A prize winner who enters through will be required to furnish the Missouri Lottery with the actual Scratchers tickets with the corresponding 14-digit serial numbers used to enter the promotion within 14 days of the announcement of their entry being drawn as a winner. Prize winners may not substitute the actual tickets with a fax or photocopy of the ticket. If the winner is unable to furnish the actual ticket within the stated time limit, no prize will be awarded and the next alternate will be contacted. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for winning tickets that are lost or delayed due to placing them in the mail – consideration of prize award in this case will only be given to players who can provide official receipt to confirm the winning tickets were received by the Missouri Lottery by the official deadline, such as a registered mail receipt from the USPS along with a copy of the winning ticket(s).

  14. The prize winner will be notified via mail of their prize after all verification has taken place and will be required to complete a promotional claim form, as well as furnish their Social Security number to the Missouri Lottery. The Missouri Lottery has the right to release prize winner information to various media sources and list winners’ names and pictures on

  15. The Missouri Lottery, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value if any prize cannot be awarded as described due to unavailability or for any other reason. Additional restrictions and conditions specific to any particular prize will be disclosed to winners upon prize notification.

  16. Prizes pictured in game materials are for illustrative purposes only.

  17. Entries remaining after each drawing will be null and void and ineligible for entry into any other promotion conducted by the Missouri Lottery and will be destroyed by the Missouri Lottery.

  18. Only persons 18 years or older are eligible to enter. Winners may be required to furnish proof of age.

  19. Chances of winning are dependent upon the number of entries received for each drawing.

  20. Any additional local, state, federal or other taxes, expenses or surcharges associated with the prizes not mentioned in these rules are the responsibility of the winner.

  21. The Missouri Lottery and its agencies are not responsible for error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of entry materials or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of or failure to receive entry, winner or other contest information by sponsors or entrants for any reason whatsoever. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for any injury or damage to any entrant's or any other person's computer related to or resulting from playing or downloading any materials in this promotion contest or for entries that are late, misdirected or incomplete. All entries become the sole property of Missouri Lottery and will not be returned. [CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT BY AN ENTRANT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE ANY WEB SITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS OF THE PROMOTION IS A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, THE MISSOURI LOTTERY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL THE PROMOTION IF IT BECOMES TECHNICALLY CORRUPTED.]

  22. No other tickets or entries are eligible for this promotion, including non-winning Scratchers games not listed as eligible for entry, non-winning Scratchers games previously entered in another Missouri Lottery promotion, Pick 3, Pick 4, Pull-Tabs, Powerball, Lotto, Club Keno or SHOW ME 5 Paydown tickets, sample-void tickets, altered or stolen tickets, postcards, any canceled tickets, previously cashed tickets or any likeness of an authentic ticket.

  23. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for any non-promotional mail inadvertently sent to the promotional address.

  24. The Missouri Lottery is not responsible for promotional mail inadvertently sent to address other than that listed in rule #5.

  25. The Missouri Lottery makes no express or implied warranties of any kind with respect to the safety, appearance or performance of any prize offered. 

  26. In the event of a dispute arising out of these rules and procedures, a player’s sole remedy is limited to entry into another promotional drawing or event with prizes of a similar value.

  27. Each person entering this promotion agrees by the act of participation to be bound by these rules and procedures, statutes, administrative rules and procedures of the Missouri Lottery.

  28. These rules may be modified at any time at the sole discretion of the Missouri Lottery.

See the "Happy Days of Summer" Promotion Details.