New Mexico Lottery Announces a Lottery Favorites Cookbook Competition

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Lottery has launched a cookbook competition that offers New Mexicans a chance to win $1,000.

The cookbook competition was created in preparation for a 2024 Scratcher that will feature a celebrity chef. New Mexicans age 18 and older can enter their original recipes for a chance to win prizes and be featured in the Lottery Favorites Cookbook.

Three entrants will each win $1,000 and up to sixty entrants will win $50 in Lottery Bucks and a Lottery apron. All the winning recipes will be published in the Lottery Favorites Cookbook that will be available as a free digital download.

The deadline to enter is January 3, 2024. More information about the competition and the entry form is available at the Lottery website, here.

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Since 1996, the New Mexico Lottery has raised more than $1 billion for education and more than 144,000 students have attended college on Legislative Lottery Scholarships. 

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