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DEAL OR NO DEAL

Frequently Asked Questions

For detailed information about the promotion, please see the drawing rules.

 

About Entries and Tickets

Q: How does the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion work?

A: 1. Enter your DEAL OR NO DEAL non-winning ticket in My Rewards

     2. Choose your Bucket for the My Rewards Drawing

     3. Play the interactive game to reveal your entries for the DEAL OR NO DEAL Drawing

     4. The Entry(s) will be automatically entered in the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion Drawing

 

Q: Which instant tickets are eligible for the “$1 Million DEAL OR NO DEAL Experience Promotion” (Promotion) Second-Chance drawing?

A: Only non-winning New Mexico Lottery Authority (NMLA) DEAL OR NO DEAL, Game 361, tickets are eligible for the Promotion drawing and the opportunity to play the DEAL OR NO DEAL interactive game.

 

Q: Can I enter my ticket into the My Rewards monthly drawings and the DEAL OR NO DEALPromotion?

A: When you enter your non-winning NMLA DEAL OR NO DEAL tickets, you are automatically entered into two (2) drawings: the My Rewards (Bucket of your choice) Second Chance Drawing AND the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ Promotion Drawing. Also, when you enter your non-winning DEAL OR NO DEAL ticket(s), you will be able to play the online interactive game. Please note, players do not have to play the game to get their entries. The interactive game is just for fun as players will receive their entries whether the game is played or not.

 

Q: Can I enter the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion Drawing more than one time?

A: Yes, you may enter the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion Drawing as many times as you wish. Please note, players may enter up to fifty (50) tickets per day. Each non-winning ticket from DEAL OR NO DEAL may only be entered one time.

 

Q: Can I win both the My Rewards Drawing and the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion Drawing?

A: Yes, if you are selected as a winner for the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion Drawing, you are still eligible to win the New Mexico Lottery My Rewards Drawings (players may only win once per drawing).

 

Q: How can I be sure that my entry has been submitted?

 A: When you submit an entry, a record of it appears on the My Entries Page. There are TWO tabs on this page. One tab shows My Rewards Entries, and the other shows DEAL OR NO DEALEntries. Your DEAL OR NO DEAL entry(s) will show on both tabs.  

 

Q: Can I mail in my DEAL OR NO DEAL Scratchers to enter the Promotion Drawing?

A: No, only internet entries (via desktop computer or mobile device) are allowed in this promotion. NMLA DEAL OR NO DEAL tickets submitted by any other method will be disqualified.

 

Q: Do I need to keep my DEAL OR NO DEAL  Scratchers after entering them into the Promotion Drawing?

A: No, you do not need to keep your DEAL OR NO DEAL™ Scratchers after verifying that your entry has been submitted.

 

Q: How do I play the DEAL OR NO DEAL Interactive game?

A: Enter any non-winning NMLA DEAL OR NO DEAL Scratcher in My Rewards to play the DEAL OR NO DEAL interactive game for entries into the Promotion Drawing. How to Play instructions are found on the Promotions section of My Rewards.

 

Q: How many entries do I get for each DEAL OR NO DEAL non-winning Scratcher entered?

A: For the My Rewards drawings, players will receive five (5) entries for each DEAL OR NO DEAL non-winning ticket entered in the bucket chosen by the player.

For the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion, players will receive the number of entries displayed by either playing the interactive game or choosing not to play. The number of entries is predetermined, so players do not need to play the game to get their entries. The interactive game is just for fun.

 

Q: Do I have to play the DEAL OR NO DEAL interactive game to get entries into the two Second-Chance Promotional drawings?

A: No, you may opt out of the game and your entries for the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion will automatically be revealed. The interactive game is just for fun.

 

Q: What are my chances of winning a prize in the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion?

A: Your odds of winning are based on the total number of entries received for the drawings and the total number of entries that you have submitted.

 

Q: How will I be notified if my entry is selected for the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion?

A: If your entry is selected, the New Mexico Lottery will contact you via email and/or by phone.  You must complete and return the NMLA Claim Form within ten (10) business days upon receipt of notification.

 

Q: What is the Last Day to Claim a prize?

A: The Last Day to Claim a prize from the NM-361 DEAL OR NO DEAL Scratcher is May 20, 2020.

 

Q: When is the drawing for the DEAL OR NO DEAL Experience Trip Prize?

A: The drawing date is Thursday, June 4, 2020.

 

About the Trip

Q: Is the prize transferable?

A: No prize element substitution, cash substitution, assignment, or transfer of the Trip Prize is permitted.

 

Q: Can I assign a proxy?

A: At the discretion of the New Mexico Lottery or Scientific Games, a proxy may be appointed to represent the winner. The winner may pre-designate a proxy to participate in the event on his or her behalf. A proxy must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Q: What if I win and cannot take the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion trip?  Is there a cash option?

A: You can assign a proxy to represent you.  Any cash winnings will be awarded to you. There is no cash option available for the trip. 

 

Q: How old do I have to be to participate in the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ Promotion?

A: You must be at least 18 years of age to win the DEAL OR NO DEAL Promotion. However, Orlando, Florida law requires that at least one person checking into each (double occupancy) hotel room must be at least 21 years of age. To play the New Mexico Lottery, you must be at least eighteen (18) years of age. 

 

Q: What does the DEAL OR NO DEAL™ Promotion trip include?

A: The trip prize includes a (5) five-day/ (4) four-night trip for the prizewinner (“Prizewinner”) and three (3) guests to Orlando, Florida to occur on or about fall of 2020. The trip includes:

  • Roundtrip coach airfare for up to four (4) seats from any U.S. International airport to Orlando International Airport in Orlando, FL.
  • Ground transfers between Orlando International Airport and the destination hotel and between MDI hosted events.
  • Accommodations of two (2) double occupancy hotel rooms for four (4) nights.
  • One thousand dollars ($1,000) spending money for the Prizewinner.
  • Theme park tickets for Prizewinner and guests.
  • Admission to the “$1 Million DEAL OR NO DEAL Experience” venue for the Prizewinner and guests, and the Prizewinner shall have one (1) chance to participate in a “Lottery Winners Only” $1 Million DEAL OR NO DEALExperience and a chance to win a cash prize from one cent ($0.01) up to one million dollars ($1,000,000).

 

Q: What is the value of the trip?

A: The trip is valued at fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000) including federal and state withholding taxes. If the winner does not take the trip, elects not to take one (1) to three (3) guests, or whose guests do not actually take the trip, the Winner is still subject to the full amount of any taxes due on the total value of the Trip Prize.

 

Q: How are federal withholding taxes reported and calculated?

A: The Federal Government requires lottery winnings be reported to the IRS for tax purposes if an individual wins $600 or more. MDI Entertainment LLC will withhold Federal and State taxes on prizes over $5,000.