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The St. Patrick's Day Raffle is back!!

Play the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle where three lucky players will take home $1,000,000 prizes and over 7,000 additional players will win big! More prizes than ever before. Tickets are on sale now but they're limited, so get to your local Illinois Lottery retailer and pick one up today.

  • 400,000 tickets available.
  • Only $20.
  • Tickets will be sold at Lottery retailers throughout the state.
  • Drawing will be held on March 18, 2015 (unless extended pursuant to the Official Rules).
  • Winning raffle numbers will be available on this page shortly after the drawing.
  • Sales end March 18, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. CDT, unless extended by the Lottery, or unless sold out, whichever occurs first.

St. Patrick's Day Raffle

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Frequently asked questions

What is the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle?

The St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle is a limited-time game from the Illinois Lottery that will create three new millionaires the day after St. Patrick's Day. A drawing will randomly select three (3) winners of $1,000,000 each, four (4) winners of $100,000 each, fifteen (15) winners of $10,000 each, one hundred (100) winners of $1,000 each, three thousand (3,000) winners of $100 each, and four thousand (4,000) winners of $50 each from the 400,000 raffle tickets to be sold. Altogether, that's 7,122 winners—more winners than any other Raffle in Illinois history!

Is the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle different than last year's St. Patrick's Day Raffle?

Yes. The game structure, prizes, and odds of winning are all different. This year's St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle features MORE prizes and BETTER overall odds!

How do I play the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle?

Tickets for the St. Patrick's Day 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 St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle?

There will be three (3) winners of $1,000,000 each, four (4) winners of $100,000 each, fifteen (15) winners of $10,000 each, one hundred (100) winners of $1,000 each, three thousand (3,000) 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 7,122 winners.

What are the odds of winning a prize in the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle?

The St. Patrick's Day 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 56, assuming 400,000 tickets are sold.

When can I buy a St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket?

Sales begin on February 16 at 3:30 a.m. CDT. Sales will end on March 18, 2015 at 2:00 a.m. CDT or when all 400,000 tickets have sold.

What if all of the tickets for the St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle are not sold?

If all 400,000 tickets available for this raffle are not sold before the cut-off date & time of March 18, 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 St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket will have a unique number—there will be no repeat or duplicate ticket numbers.

How much does a St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket cost?

Each St. Patrick's Day 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 St. Patrick's Day 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 St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle take place?

The St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle drawing will take place on March 18, 2015, unless extended by the Illinois Lottery. Complete results of the 7,122 winning raffle numbers will be posted here soon after.

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 St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle ticket be cancelled?

No. St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle tickets cannot be cancelled.

St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle Rules

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