Lottery Announces Final Saints Second-Chance Drawing Deadline
The Louisiana Lottery is calling all Saints fans to mail in any remaining nonwinning $5 New Orleans Saints 2011 scratch-off tickets for its final second-chance drawing to win a 2012 Saints Prize Package, including season tickets, or official autographed Saints merchandise. The scratch-off game officially closed today, but players have until April 30 to enter their nonwinning tickets into the drawing.During the final drawing, one entry will be randomly selected to win four 2012 Plaza Sideline Saints season tickets, a 2012 parking pass, four 2012 pregame field passes, as well as a tour of the Saints practice facility and lunch with the Saints head coach in the team cafeteria for up to four people. Another 25 winners will receive official autographed Saints merchandise prizes, including a football, helmet or jersey.To enter the final second-chance drawing, players must complete the information on the back of nonwinning $5 New Orleans Saints 2011 scratch-off tickets and mail each ticket in a separate envelope no larger than 4.5'' by 9.5'' to the drawing address printed on the back of the ticket. The entry must arrive at the second-chance drawing address by the April 30 deadline to be eligible. Players can enter as many times as they wish, but may win only one prize during the drawing.The Lottery also reminds players that, in accordance with Lottery policy, all instant prizes from $5 New Orleans Saints 2011 scratch-offs must be claimed by July 17, 2012.Lottery ticket purchasers and second-chance drawing entrants must be at least 21 years of age. The Louisiana Lottery is solely responsible for administering the scratch-off game and second-chance drawings.If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available by calling 1-877-770-7867.