When is the deadline for the final ‘Shot at a Million’ Kentucky vaccine lottery drawing?


Shot at a Million Logo (Photo Courtesy: Team Kentucky)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WOWK) – If you’re a Kentuckian who has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, you are eligible to sign up for the state’s “Shot at a Million” lottery, and the final deadline to register is Wednesday night.

Throughout the course of the “Shot at a Million” vaccine lottery, three Kentuckians ages 18 and over will win $1,000,000, and 15 Kentuckians between the ages of 12 and 17 will win full scholarships to any Kentucky public college, university, technical or trade school. These scholarships will include tuition, room-and-board and books.

On Friday, August 27, the state’s third $1 million winner and five more scholarship winners will be announced.

To be entered into this week’s drawing, you must be registered by the deadline at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, August 25.

To be eligible for the lottery, you must be a permanent resident of Kentucky and have received at least your first dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines or the one dose of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Inmates incarcerated for felonies and some state employees and their spouses or blood relatives may not be eligible for the drawing.


The state has more information on who cannot enter the lottery on the website. Kentuckians can only enter the drawing once and any duplicate entries will be removed, according to Team Kentucky.

Kentucky Gov. Beshear will publicly announce the winners on his social media channels including FacebookInstagramTwitter and Youtube as well as on the Shot at a Million webpage.

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