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Play Holiday scratch tickets with the Iowa Lottery for a chance to win cash prizes now through January 8th!

Entry for this promotion has ended. Results will be posted when available.

Win a Half Million Dollar Grand Prize with the Iowa Lottery!

With the largest Iowa Lottery holiday cash prize total to date, Million Dollar Holiday will give away a total of… you guessed it… ONE MILLION DOLLARS! Players have a chance at up to $5,000 on each of the three monthly drawings, but this promotion has a grand prize for one lucky winner of $500,000, two lucky winners of $100,000 and one lucky winner of $50,000 in January of 2024. Best of luck to you!

Holiday Scratch Tickets Give You A Chance At Up to $5,000 in Prize Drawings Each Month!

It's that time of year again! Holiday scratch tickets are BACK and this year we have seven all new games to play and to gift! Ranging from $2 to $20, you can find holiday scratch tickets at any Iowa Lottery retailer now. Not a winner? Our all new Play It Again® promotion, Million Dollar Holiday, allows you to enter your nonwinning scratch tickets for a chance to win holiday cash prizes, or even a half million dollar grand prize! What's on your holiday wish list?

When you enter a nonwinning holiday scratch ticket, you'll receive an entry in the prize category associated with that ticket for your chance to win up to $5,000 cash in three monthly category drawings. If your ticket entry doesn't win a prize on any of the three category drawing dates, that ticket will be eligible for the January 10, 2024 grand prizes of $50,000; $100,000; and $500,000!

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Million Dollar Holiday Drawing Schedule

Entry Dates Drawing Dates Prize Category $2 & $3 holiday tickets Number of Winners Prize Category $5 holiday tickets Number of Winners Prize Category $10 & $20 holiday tickets Number of Winners
10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 24 through
9:59 a.m. Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Thursday, November 16, 2023 $1,000 5 $2,500 10 $5,000 10
10:00  a.m. Tuesday, November 14 through
9:59 a.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2023
Thursday, December 14, 2023 $1,000 10 $2,500 10 $5,000 10
10:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 12 through
9:59 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2024
Wednesday, January 10,
$1,000 10 $2,500 10 $5,000 10


*Grand Prize Drawings Drawing
Prize Category ALL holiday tickets Number of Winners
10:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2023 through
9:59 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2024
Wednesday, January 10,





How to Win Cash with Million Dollar Holiday from the Iowa Lottery

1. JOIN THE FREE VIP CLUB, if you're not already a member. You must be a member to enter this promotion.

2. THE EASIEST WAY TO ENTER IS TO DOWNLOAD THE APP. You can download the LotteryPlus app at Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.

3. SCAN NONWINNING HOLIDAY SCRATCH TICKETS. Using the app, log into your VIP Club account, choose the "Enter Drawings" tab, then the "Million Dollar Holiday" button. Scan the square bar code in the "Scratch 2 Cash" area of the holiday scratch ticket and click "Submit."

4. OR, YOU CAN MANUALLY ENTER the holiday scratch ticket numbers in the promotion at Choose the "Enter Here" button above, log in to your account and enter the required ticket information.


  • You can enter an eligible ticket only once. Winning holiday scratch tickets are not eligible.
  • You can enter multiple tickets in each drawing. You could win a $1,000, $2,500 and $5,000 prize on each of the first three drawing dates.
  • Entries don't carry over from one drawing to the next, but entries not selected as a winner in a previous category drawing for a cash prize are eligible for the drawing for the $50,000; $100,000 and $500,000 Grand Prizes.
  • You must be at least 21 years old to purchase Iowa Lottery tickets and win a prize in this promotion.

Check the Results page after each drawing to see who won.

Questions? See our Million Dollar Holiday FAQs.

For more information see the Million Dollar Holiday Play It Again Promotion Rules PDF.


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