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WyoLotto Is Giving Non-Winning Tickets A Second Chance This Week

Starting today (January 18th, 2021), if you have non-winning lottery tickets, you will get a second chance to win $1000 a piece, for a total of up to $4000.

The official Wyoming Lottery Twitter account posted the a pretty awesome 1980’s retro video game style gif along with a message that read:

Non winning tickets means game over. right? Well not this time! We’re giving your non-winning tickets for draws between 1/18 – 1/30 a second life with our new Second Chance Giveaway! Learn more here: https://wyolotto.com/second-chance/

In addition to this week’s second chance drawings, the jackpots to your favorite games are continuing to rise. The Cowboy Draw jackpot is at an estimated $740,000. The Mega Millions jackpot is estimated at $850 million. The Powerball is estimated at $730 million.

Although no one hit the Cowboy Draw jackpot on Thursday, there were quite a few winning tickets sold all across the state:

  • 6 – $1000 winners | matched 4 numbers
  • 327 – $20 winners | matched 3 numbers
  • 4170 – $5 winners | matched 2 numbers

The winning numbers from Thursday’s drawings were: 2, 34, 42, 44 and 45.

The next drawing is Monday, January 18th, 2021, at 2:00 pm.

The WyoLotto also recently released their free app, where you can also check winning numbers and the latest lottery news.

Starting today (January 18th, 2021), if you have non-winning lottery tickets, you will get a second chance to win $1000 a piece, for a total of up to $4000.

Wyoming’s Five Biggest Lottery Winners

If you hit the $1.6 billion jackpot tonight, you won’t be Wyoming’s first Mega Millions winner. Since WyoLotto debuted in 2013, winners have claimed nearly $46 million. Here are Wyoming’s five luckiest lottery contestants.

The biggest ticket to date was sold in Evanston in March 2016 when somebody won $5 million playing Mega Millions.

In February 2016, someone in Cheyenne won $1,888, 328.

In October 2016, a $1,544,236 ticket was purchased in Rawlins.

In May 2016, a player in Green River claimed $1,342,013.

The biggest jackpot of 2018 so far was a $1.15 million ticket sold in Cheyenne in March.

Along with record Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, WyoLotto’s Cowboy Draw has never been bigger. Thursday’s drawing will be worth an estimated $2.26 million.

The biggest ticket to date was sold in Evanston in March 2016 when somebody won $5 million playing Mega Millions. ]]>