Official Promotional Rules for the Nebraska Lottery’s Winter Winnings Social Media Giveaway

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1.         Overview:

1.1              Giveaway times and dates: This giveaway will have three (3) separate entry periods, drawings and live events. See table below. Each entry period starts at 9:00 a.m. CT on the start date and ends at 11:59 p.m. CT on the end date.                                                      

Entry Period

Drawing Date

Live Broadcast

January 12-17, 2022

January 18, 2022

January 19, 2022

February 16-21, 2022

February 22, 2022

February 23, 2022

March 17-22, 2022

March 23, 2022

March 24, 2022

2.         Prizes: There will be multiple drawings and winners for this giveaway.

  • Spin to Win Prizes: Each of the four (4) weekly winners will win one of the following prizes: $100, $200, or $300 Nebraska Lottery Scratch tickets. (A Lottery representative will serve as the proxy to spin for the winners).
  • Trivia Prizes: During the live broadcasts there will be four (4) trivia contests. Each contest will have one (1) winner. Each winner will receive $50 in Nebraska Lottery Scratch tickets. Each week our four (4) trivia winners will be eligible to win a Lottery swag bag. A Lottery representative will spin a wheel numbered 1-4, representing our four (4) trivia winners to determine the winner of the Lottery swag bag.

3.         Eligibility and Entry:

3.1       The Nebraska Lottery’s Winter Winnings Social Media Giveaway is only open to individuals 19 years of age or older and is free to eligible participants.

3.2       To be eligible for the weekly drawing, an individual must be a current member of Facebook. Entry steps are as follows:

(a)   To enter the Spin to Win, participants will be required to provide name, phone number, and email address. By completing the required information, a contestant will gain one entry in the contest.

(b)   Entrant refers a friend: A box will appear giving each entrant a unique URL that the entrant can share with friends. For each friend who enters the giveaway, the referring individual will receive one bonus entry.

(c)   To enter the trivia questions, participants will be required to comment on the Nebraska Lottery’s Facebook post that will ask players different trivia questions. Entries must be made during the live event.  Only comments with the correct answers regarding the questions will be eligible for a chance to win. 

3.3       Following the livestream, the winners will be notified to verify information including, but not limited to, name and mailing address. Upon verification of information, the Nebraska Lottery will commence prize fulfillment. A contest winner will have until 12:00 p.m. (noon) CT one week from the broadcast that they were a participant in, to respond to the Nebraska Lottery’s notification that the participant has been selected as the winner.

3.4       The Nebraska Lottery must be able to contact winners by, at the option of the Nebraska Lottery, the phone number or email address provided at the time of entry. After winner selection, the Nebraska Lottery will contact the winners. Proof of identification will be required at the discretion of the Nebraska Lottery to include, but is not limited to, a photocopy of a valid driver’s license or other state issued identification, valid military identification, or valid passport. If any of these criteria are not met, the prize cannot be claimed, and another winner will be chosen.

3.5       A player may only win one (1) trivia question prize per week for this giveaway. Players may win a trivia question prize and wheel spin for this giveaway.

4.         Prize Selection:

4.1       The day before each live event, there will be a drawing to select the participants for the Spin to Win.                                              

Entry Period

Drawing Date

Live Broadcast

January 12-17, 2022

January 18, 2022

January 19, 2022

February 16-21, 2022

February 22, 2022

February 23, 2022

March 17-22, 2022

March 23, 2022

March 24, 2022

Only entries that have been submitted through the Nebraska Lottery Facebook page by 11:59 p.m. CT the evening before the drawing dates listed above, will be eligible to win. Entries are only valid for the entry drawing entered and cannot be entered for subsequent drawings. 

4.2       Four (4) trivia winners will be drawn during each Facebook Live broadcast. The winners will be notified by Facebook messenger, email or Facebook comment and will be asked to provide a mailing address for prize fulfillment.

4.3       The prizes are not exchangeable or otherwise transferable. Cash will NOT be awarded in lieu of a merchandise prize. Federal, state, or local taxes on any prize are the sole responsibility of the winner unless otherwise indicated in the prize section of the rules.

4.4       All applicable federal, state, or local laws apply.

4.5       Prizes will be mailed to the winners at the address provided when contacted by the Nebraska Lottery by email or phone.

4.6       If a prize is returned to the Nebraska Lottery, the Lottery may declare the prize forfeited by the winner and the winner will have no further right to the prize.

4.7       The winner’s entry and acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, photograph, or likeness for purposes of advertising, publicity, or promotion on behalf of the Nebraska Lottery. The name of the winner and town/city/state will be posted on the Nebraska Lottery Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook page following winner notification.

4.8       Odds: Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.

5.         General Contest Terms:

5.1       Only entries submitted by legally eligible players through facebook.com/nebraskalottery and containing complete and valid information are eligible for this promotion contest. This promotion is operated using Woobox software. Woobox is a third-party promotions module. The Nebraska Lottery is not responsible for errors caused by Facebook, Woobox, or other third-party software or hardware. Upon entry, an entrant agrees to Woobox’s Terms and Conditions, which can be found at http://woobox.com/terms/.  

5.2       Entries which are lost, late, incomplete, misdirected, or incompletely received, including by reason of technical malfunction, network congestion, or system incompatibility, are ineligible.

5.3       Information provided to the Nebraska Lottery will be kept confidential, except as provided in 5.4, below, will be used solely by or on behalf of the Nebraska Lottery, and will not be shared with or sold to outside parties without prior approval.

5.4       The drawings will be conducted by a computer random number generator program at Nebraska Lottery headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Nebraska Lottery will notify the contest winners. The identity of contest winners is public information pursuant to Lottery regulations and may be posted on the Lottery website and publicized by other means including, but not limited to, news releases and articles in the Nebraska Lottery players digest and retailer newsletter.

5.5       Prizes awarded in this and any other promotional contest conducted by the Nebraska Lottery are taxable income and may be reported for tax purposes. Winners of prizes over $500 in value will be checked for outstanding tax and child support liabilities to credit prize awards in accordance with state law. Prizes over $5,000 in value will automatically have state and federal income tax of 5 percent and 24 percent, respectively, withheld in accordance with state and federal law.

5.6       Prizes won in this contest are not transferable and, unless otherwise stated in the contest rules, may not be assigned except by judicial order. The Nebraska Lottery will substitute a prize of equal or greater value if the advertised prize cannot be awarded due to unavailability for any reason. In such event, certain conditions and restrictions may apply.

5.7       The Nebraska Lottery is not responsible for any travel, lodging, meals, or other expense related to claiming any prize. Non-cash prizes may not be exchanged or redeemed for cash value. Prizes consisting of Lottery tickets will be mailed to Nebraska addresses only. Out-of-state winners may pick up Lottery ticket prizes at a Nebraska Lottery claim center location by arrangement.

5.8       Participants must be 19 years of age or older to enter this contest. Employees of the Nebraska Lottery and its contractors, subcontractors, and their immediate family members residing in their same households are ineligible.

5.9       Nebraska Lottery MVP Club membership entitles one to receive information concerning Nebraska Lottery products and promotions according to the member’s stated preferences. MVP Club members may modify their member profiles at any time by following the directions on the MVP Club member login page on the Nebraska Lottery website at nelottery.com.

5.10     A valid claim form must be submitted and received by the Lottery. The Lottery is not responsible for lost, stolen, mis-delivered, damaged, illegible, or incompletely received tickets or claim forms.

5.11     Contest rules, drawing dates, deadlines, and procedures are subject to change without notice as may be deemed necessary or appropriate by the Nebraska Lottery in its sole discretion. By entering this contest, all participants agree to be bound by Nebraska state law and the rules and regulations of the Nebraska Lottery.


Published on 12/08/2021