Colorado Launches $1M Weekly Vaccination Lottery

Via press release from Colorado’s state government:

These safe, effective, and life-saving vaccines could give you the opportunity to win $1 million. If you’re vaccinated, you’re automatically entered to win.

As part of this public health initiative, the Colorado Lottery will conduct a random weekly drawing on behalf of the Colorado Department of Health & Environment to identify one vaccinated Colorado resident each week to win a million-dollar cash prize.

All Colorado residents age 18 and older who have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, as determined by eligibility rules, are automatically entered into the drawing.

Drawings for $1M will be held each week for five weeks, beginning next week and ending with the final announcement on July 7.

The drawing will be based on the vaccine records contained in the Colorado Immunization Information System (CIIS) at 11:59:59 PM Mountain Standard Time the Tuesday night before the drawing.

It can take a few days for information to be entered into CIIS, so you should try to get vaccinated as far in advance of the drawing as possible. The last day to qualify is June 30. The winner of each drawing will be announced on June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, and July 7.