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Frequently asked questions

What is the Halloween Millionaire Raffle?

The Halloween Millionaire Raffle is a limited-time game from the Illinois Lottery that will create three new millionaires. A drawing will randomly select three (3) winners of $1,000,000 each, three (3) winners of $100,000 each, two hundred and fifty (250) winners of $1,000 each, four thousand (4,000) winners of $100 each, and four thousand (4,000) winners of $50 each from a limited group of 400,000 raffle tickets to be sold. Altogether, that's 8,256 winners-more winners than any other Raffle in Illinois history!

How do I play the Halloween Millionaire Raffle?

Tickets for the Illinois Lottery's Halloween Millionaire Raffle can be purchased at Illinois Lottery retailers throughout the state. A total of 400,000 raffle tickets will be available, and will be sold in numeric order until they are gone.

How many winners are there in the Halloween Millionaire Raffle?

There will be three (3) winners of $1,000,000 each, three (3) winners of $100,000 each, two hundred and fifty (250) winners of $1,000 each, four thousand (4,000) winners of $100 each, and four thousand (4,000) winners of $50 each from a limited group of 400,000 raffle tickets to be sold. Altogether, that's 8,256 winners.

halloween raffle prize structure

What are the odds of winning a prize in the Halloween Millionaire Raffle?

The Halloween Millionaire Raffle game offers the best odds to win $1,000,000. The odds to win the top prize of $1,000,000 are 1 in 133,333 and the overall odds of the game are 1 in 48, assuming 400,000 tickets are sold.

When can I buy a Halloween Raffle ticket?

Sales begin on September 18. Sales will end on November 1, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. or when all 400,000 tickets have sold.

What if all of the tickets for the Halloween Millionaire Raffle are not sold?

If all 400,000 tickets available for this raffle are not sold before the cut-off date & time of November 1, 2:00 a.m., the winning numbers will be chosen from the pool of purchased tickets.

Can I choose my own ticket number?

No. Tickets will be sold in numeric order through the lottery terminal. There is no play slip or manual number entry involved in this game. Each Halloween Millionaire Raffle ticket will have a unique number-there will be no repeat or duplicate ticket numbers.

How much does a Halloween Millionaire Raffle ticket cost?

Each Halloween Millionaire Raffle ticket costs $20.

If I purchase my Raffle ticket early, does this affect my chances of winning, or alter which prize I can win?

All tickets in the Halloween Millionaire Raffle, regardless of the date and time they were purchased, will be entered into the drawing, and all tickets will have an equal chance of winning.

When will the drawing for the Halloween Millionaire Raffle take place?

The Halloween Millionaire Raffle drawing will take place on November 1, 2015*.

*Unless extended pursuant to the Official Rules

After the drawing, where can Halloween Millionaire Raffle results be found?

Complete results of the 8,256 winning Raffle numbers will be posted here soon after the drawing.

How will the winning Raffle tickets be selected?

The Illinois Lottery is very serious about the security and integrity of our games. The winning numbers will be selected by a computerized random-number generator. As with all Illinois Lottery drawings, representatives of the Illinois Lottery and an external auditor will be present to conduct and certify the drawing.

Can a Halloween Millionaire Raffle ticket be cancelled?

No. Halloween Millionaire Raffle tickets cannot be cancelled.

Halloween Millionaire Raffle Rules

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