Gift of Giving Replay RULES

  1. Each non-winning Rhode Island Lottery Holiday Instant Ticket (Games #871, 872, 873, 779, 831, 832), constitutes one (1) Second Chance Drawing entry. The ticket number to be entered is the twelve (12) digit number found on the back of the ticket above the bar code.
  2. A player may enter as many non-winning Rhode Island Lottery Holiday Instant Tickets as he or she wishes.
  3. The number from any ticket may be entered only one (1) time.
  4. Only registered Rhode Island Lottery VIP's are eligible to enter this drawing.  VIP registration is free.
  5. VIPs entering this promotion are encouraged, but not required, to also nominate someone that they feel is deserving of a $500 prize by submitting a name and write up to by January 6, 2016. Only one (1) name may be submitted, and it must be only one individual, not a charity.
  6. Nominee must be 18 or older, cannot reside in the VIP's household,  and should be a resident of Rhode Island.
  7. Nominee may not be an employee of the Lottery or blood relative residing as a member of the same household in the principal place of abode of a Lottery employee.
  8. Nominee may not be any employee of a gaming vendor doing business with the Lottery.
  9. Only non-winning ticket entries submitted online are eligible to win.  Entries received by any other method will be disqualified.
  10. All entries in a drawing have an equal chance of winning a prize.
  11. Odds of winning prize will vary depending upon the number of entries received for the drawing.
  12. Limit of one (1) winner per household. 
  13. The Rhode Island Lottery reserves the right to qualify winners at the time of the draw and select alternate entries if necessary.
  14. Entries received after the entry deadline will not be eligible for any Second Chance Drawing prizes for this promotion.
  15. All Second Chance prize winners will be notified by telephone and/or e-mail by the Rhode Island Lottery.
  16. All Second Chance Drawing prizes must be claimed at Rhode Island Lottery Headquarters.  Winners will be contacted by e-mail and/or telephone within forty-eight (48) hours of the drawing date.  If immediate contact is not made, the Lottery will document the date and time of e-mail message sent and/or telephone message.  You must contact the Lottery either by e-mail or telephone within five (5) business days of the initial contact made by the Lottery to confirm notification, and ten (10) business days from the date of your notification confirmation to validate your win; or you will be disqualified; and an alternate winner drawn.  
  17. Players must retain their non-winning ticket entries as proof of eligibility and provide the original ticket to claim their prize should they be selected as a winner.
  18. Winning Nominees must present a valid government-issued photo ID and complete a claim form in order to claim their prize.
  19. Lottery staff would like to work with the winners to surprise the Nominees with the $500 win and video record the surprise moment.
  20. Winners' names and hometowns will be posted on the Rhode Island Lottery "Gift of Giving" website following the validation of winners.
  21. The drawing date is subject to change with adequate advance public notice.
  22. For additional rules and regulations about Rhode Island Lottery games, visit the official Rhode Island Lottery website at
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