Office of the Arkansas Lottery

Play It Again® Rules

PARTICIPATION IS VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  • General Provisions
    • 1. The Play It Again® Rules are comprised of (1) the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act; (2) the Office of the Arkansas Lottery (OAL) Operational Rules; (3) the OAL Rules for Claims in Contract or Tort; and (4) the Play It Again® Rules. Each numbered item cited above shall have equal weight unless there is an inconsistency between or among the documents, in which case the document listed first shall be controlling.
    • OAL and its designated agents Scientific Games (SG) and MDI Entertainment, LLC (MDI), a subsidiary of SG, will operate the Play It Again® program under the provisions provided in this document.
    • By submitting a Play It Again® entry, an entrant is bound by the Play It Again® Rules.
    • OAL may use, without limitation, an entrant's name, hometown, likeness, and/or voice in any promotions, research, marketing, publications, or other advertising media including, but not limited to, OAL websites without compensation or additional release.
    • OAL reserves the right to use the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all entrants for research and marketing purposes.
    • These rules are applicable for games numbered 264 and above.
    • These rules may be amended at the OAL's discretion.
  • Eligibility
    • An entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years old to participate.
    • Entrants must enter the last 4 digits of their Social Security number and have a valid U.S. address in order to register and participate.
    • An eligible Play It Again® entry ticket is any non-winning ticket from any OAL instant game that has not passed that game's posted final entry deadline.
    • Terminal-generated games (such as Powerball®) are not eligible for Play It Again®, but may be eligible for entry into other programs.
    • Instant tickets that win an instant prize are not eligible for Play It Again®.
    • If a player neither redeems points nor enters any ticket in to their account for a period of one (1) year the account will be considered inactive and will be disabled.
    • Any eligible Play It Again® entries remaining in any disabled account will remain eligible for future applicable drawings.
  • Prizes and Odds
    • For eligible games, a second-chance prize will be established in an amount that is at least equal to the highest top instant cash prize for any games included in that second-chance drawing.
    • Each eligible game will be included in a Play It Again® second-chance drawing in which one (1) winning entry will be selected randomly from all eligible entries.
    • The odds of being selected as a Play It Again® winner depend upon the number of entries submitted for each associated drawing.
  • Player Registration
    • To access Play It Again®, a player must first register for an account through myarkansaslottery.com (the Website).
    • Registration and participation in Play It Again® are provided as free services to OAL players.
    • Registration is a one-time process. Once registered, a player will be able to log in to submit an entry or participate in other Internet services that may be provided from time to time.
    • Required sections on the player registration form include age verification, unique email address and password, accurate contact information, and the last 4 digits of the player's Social Security number.
    • Failure to fully provide required information will cause a player's request to register to be rejected or limit the player's benefits of membership.
    • Failure to provide accurate information could cause a player whose entry is selected as a Play It Again® winner to be disqualified. A player shall be considered ineligible and the player's account will be closed if OAL determines that a player does not meet all player eligibility requirements or provided false information.
    • OAL, SG, and MDI assume no responsibility for incorrect information provided by a player on the registration form. After completing the registration, a player is responsible for updating account information as needed by logging in and going to his or her account page.
    • A player may have no more than one (1) account. A player is not permitted to create additional accounts in the event that his or her email or other relevant information changes. The player may log in with his or her existing account credentials and make any desired changes at any time.
    • A player may cancel his or her account at any time by logging in and clicking on the "Cancel Account" option at the bottom of the page.
  • Submitting Entries
    • The Website is the sole location where a Play It Again® entry can be submitted. Any ticket physically sent to or dropped off at any location whatsoever shall be ineligible. OAL will dispose of non-winning physical tickets received at any lottery office.
    • To submit an entry, a player must first log in to the Website using his or her unique account information
    • Once logged in, a player submits an entry according to the instructions on the Enter Tickets page of the website. Required entry information from the ticket includes:
      • The Ticket Number, which is located on the back of each ticket above the barcode. The Ticket Number contains thirteen (13) digits separated by dashes in the form XXX-XXXXXX-X-XXX. A three-digit number in parentheses after the Ticket Number is not used for entry.
      • The Entry Number, located on the front of the ticket underneath the scratch-off covering. The Entry Number contains twelve (12) digits.
    • Play It Again® entries are awarded in the number identical to the dollar amount (cost) of the eligible ticket entered.
      • For example, a $1 instant ticket will receive one (1) entry, a $2 instant ticket will receive two (2) entries, a $3 instant ticket will receive three (3) entries, a $5 instant ticket will receive five (5) entries, a $10 instant ticket will receive ten (10) entries, and a $20 instant ticket will receive twenty (20) entries.
    • Eligible tickets may continue to be entered after the Point Accumulation Cap has been met in any given month for Play It Again® entry(s) only. For more information on the Point Accumulation Cap see the Points for Prizes® Rules.
    • A list of previously submitted entries is available from the Enter Tickets page.
    • An eligible ticket may be submitted one (1) time only. The entry system will reject an entry that has been submitted previously.
    • The entry system will reject an entry if it is an instant prize-winning ticket.
    • To prevent fraudulent entries, the entry system will temporarily disable the entry account of any player after ten (10) consecutive attempts to submit entries that are not recognized as eligible tickets. A player will be unable to submit entries at times when his or her entry account is disabled.
    • After an entry has been accepted, the player does not need to retain the ticket.
    • Each entry deadline will be posted on The Club website.
  • Drawings
    • A Play It Again® drawing will be held following the last day to redeem tickets for all eligible instant games. The final entry deadline(s) will coincide with the last day to redeem tickets for instant prizes, unless otherwise decided by OAL. The Play It Again® drawing may occur several months after the final entry deadline for any eligible game(s).
    • All drawing management services associated with OAL Play It Again® drawings will be conducted by SG or MDI.
    • Drawings will be conducted under the supervision of an independent auditor who will audit and certify each drawing. Drawings will occur at the SG offices located at 1500 Bluegrass Lakes Parkway, Alpharetta, Georgia, 30004.
    • In each Play It Again® drawing, one (1) winner will be randomly selected from all qualified entries to receive a monetary prize.
    • OAL shall contact the winner by telephone, by email using the winner's registered email address, and by registered mail. The winner's name and hometown will be listed on the Website.
    • Draw dates and entry deadlines are subject to change or modification as determined necessary or convenient by OAL. OAL will attempt to post all changes to entry deadlines and drawing dates on the website.
  • Claim Period
    • A winner shall have ninety (90) days from the date of the drawing to claim a prize. The winner will be disqualified and the prize will go unclaimed if the prize is not claimed within ninety (90) days from the date of the drawing. Unclaimed prizes are not awarded to alternate winners.
    • Winners will be required to collect their winnings at an OAL claim center, as directed by OAL in communications with the winners.
    • All prizes are subject to all applicable taxes and debt setoff. A prizewinner's ultimate tax liability will depend exclusively upon the winner's other personal income and deductions.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Responsible Play is important to OAL and players must understand that OAL reserves the right to limit (1) the number of tickets any individual may enter during a given time period at any time and (2) the amount or number of points that may be accumulated during a given time period at any time (the "Point Accumulation Cap").
      • i. The Point Accumulation Cap shall be five thousand (5,000) points per calendar month.
    • OAL reserves the right to cancel the Play It Again® program or any feature of the program at its sole discretion.
    • A decision relating to cancellation of Play It Again®, amendment to the rules, the timing between draws, correctness of player information, effort to notify a selected entrant, destruction of entries, or a decision made pursuant to these rules or made by SG/MDI is deemed not to be a cause for grievance relating to Play It Again.®.
    • In the event of any circumstances or interpretations of any matter in these rules, whether contemplated or not contemplated, the interpretation and decision of the OAL Director, or designee, will be final.
    • The OAL is a governmental entity which is protected from liability under the doctrine of sovereign immunity. To the extent that the OAL may be found liable for any activity taken pursuant to these rules, such liability shall be limited to the purchase price of the ticket. Under any circumstances, regardless of the number of entries submitted or alleged to have been submitted, OAL's total liability shall not be more than fifty dollars ($50.00) to a person who is found to be aggrieved by any aspect of the program or any interpretation of these rules.
    • Each entrant, his or her respective heirs, legal representatives, and assigns, agrees to indemnify, defend, release and discharge the OAL and SG/MDI, its employees, sub-contractors, officers, and directors from and against any loss, claim, damage, suit, or injury arising out of or relating to Play It Again® or any action taken pursuant to these Rules. By entering, each entrant indemnifies, releases, discharges, and agrees to hold harmless OAL and SG/MDI, its employees, sub-contractors, officers, and directors from unanticipated cancellation, suspension, or postponement of Play It Again® due to natural disaster, national emergency, or other unforeseen act of God or man.
    • By accepting a Play It Again® prize, the winner and his or her heirs, legal representatives, and assigns agree to indemnify, defend, release and discharge OAL and SG/MDI, its employees, sub-contractors, officers, and directors from and against any loss, claim, damage, suit or injury arising out of or relating to possession and any and all use of the prize.
    • Entrants are solely responsible for maintaining and keeping account active, and information current or accurate. OAL assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever for technical or computer malfunctions or for player's failure to keep account information current.
    • The risk of loss for the electronic misdelivery, late delivery, or failure of receipt for ticket information entered electronically remains with entrant regardless of the cause of the transmission failure.

Revised 03/02/2017

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

OAL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THE POINTS FOR PRIZES® PROGRAM IN ANY WAY AND AT ANY TIME OR TO TERMINATE THE POINTS FOR PRIZES® PROGRAM. IF THE PROGRAM IS TERMINATED OAL WILL ATTEMPT TO PROVIDE REASONABLE NOTICE OF SUCH TERMINATION. UNUSED POINTS REMAINING IN A PLAYER'S ACCOUNT AFTER THE ANNOUNCED CLOSURE OR DEADLINE DATE SHALL BE CONSIDERED EXPIRED, LAPSED AND VOID, AND INELIGIBLE FOR ANY FURTHER USE.

  • General Provisions
    • The Points for Prizes® Rules are comprised of (1) the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Act; (2) the Office of the Arkansas Lottery (OAL) Operational Rules; (3) the OAL Rules for Claims in Contract or Tort; and (4) the Points for Prizes® Rules. Each numbered item cited above shall have equal weight unless there is an inconsistency between or among the documents, in which case the document listed first shall be controlling.
    • OAL and its designated agents Scientific Games(SG) and MDI Entertainment, LLC (MDI), a subsidiary of SG, will operate the Points for Prizes® program under the provisions provided in this document.
    • By submitting an entry to earn Points for Prizes® points, an entrant is bound by the Points for Prizes® Rules.
    • OAL may use, without limitation, an entrant's name, hometown, likeness, and/or voice in any promotions, research, marketing, publications, or other advertising media including, but not limited to, OAL websites without compensation or additional release.
    • OAL reserves the right to use the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of all entrants for research and marketing purposes.
    • These rules may be amended at the OAL's discretion.
  • Eligibility
    • An entrant must be at least eighteen (18) years old to participate.
    • Entrants must enter the last 4 digits of their Social Security number and have a valid U.S. address in order to register and participate.
    • OAL reserves the right to discontinue eligibility of any game(s).
    • An eligible instant game entry is any non-winning ticket from any OAL instant game that has not passed that game's posted final Play It Again® entry deadline. Instant tickets that win an instant prize are not eligible for Points for Prizes® and will be rejected by the entry system.
    • An eligible terminal-generated game (such as Powerball®) entry is a valid ticket that includes a Points for Prizes® code printed on the ticket. Winning and non-winning terminal-generated tickets with the printed code are eligible for entry 180 days from the last draw date printed on the front of the ticket. For terminal-generated games without a drawing, tickets with the printed code are eligible for entry for 180 days from the purchase date printed on the front of the ticket.
    • Canceled terminal-generated tickets are not eligible for entry. The entry process for games that can be canceled may have additional restrictions to prevent canceled tickets from being entered.
    • If a player cashes a terminal-generated ticket with Multi Draws remaining, the Exchange reissued ticket will not have a Points for Prizes® code.
    • Entries for Points for Prizes® may also automatically receive entry into other programs. Terminal-generated games are eligible for Points for Prizes®, but not for Play It Again®. See Play It Again® Rules for additional information.
    • If a player neither redeems points nor enters any ticket into their account for a period of one (1) year the account will be considered inactive and will be disabled.
  • Player Registration
    • To access Points for Prizes®, a player must first register for an account through http://myarkansaslottery.com (the Website).
    • Registration and participation are provided as free services to OAL players.
    • Registration is a one-time process. Once registered, a player will be able to log in to submit an entry or participate in other services that may be provided from time to time.
    • Required sections on the player registration form include age verification, unique email address and password, contact information, and the last 4 digits of the player's Social Security number.
    • Failure to fully provide required information will cause a player's request to register to be rejected or limit the player's benefits of membership.
    • Failure to provide accurate information could cause a player whose entry is selected as a Prize/Drawing winner to be disqualified. A player shall be considered ineligible and the player's account will be closed if OAL determines that a player does not meet all player eligibility requirements or provided false information.
    • OAL, SG, and MDI assume no responsibility for incorrect information provided by a player on the registration form. After completing the registration, a player is responsible for updating account information as needed by logging in and going to his or her account page.
    • A player may have no more than one (1) account. A player is not permitted to create additional accounts in the event that his or her email or other relevant information changes. The player may log in with his or her existing account credentials and make any desired changes at any time.
    • A player may cancel his or her account at any time by logging in and clicking on the "Cancel Account" option at the bottom of the page.
  • Points for Prizes® Points
    • Players earn Points for Prizes® points for eligible tickets entered through the Website.
    • Points are non-monetary numerical values assigned to eligible tickets that are added to a player's Club account in exchange for submitting the ticket information on the Website.
    • A non-winning ticket has no cash value. The Points for Prizes® program is a reward or affinity program which provides points for each eligible entry. Cash shall not be awarded in lieu of a merchandise prize.
    • Each eligible ticket has a point value based on a range of values assigned by OAL.
    • Point value will be revealed to the player on the Website upon successful submission of each valid ticket.
    • Points are not transferable. Point balances from more than one (1) account will not be combined.
    • Points shall be valid only for OAL-approved activities associated with the Points for Prizes® program.
  • Point Expiration
    • OAL reserves the right to establish, change, or modify a points' expiration rule at its own discretion at any time.
    • OAL may attempt to notify players by email in advance of the expiration of a player's points. OAL will not be responsible for a failure to provide notice of the expiration of points.
    • Points accumulated in any disabled account will be expired and voided and may no longer be used.
    • OAL reserves the right to restore expired points for convenient or necessary business purposes.
  • Point Accumulation and Point Redemption Caps
    • The number of points a player may accumulate during a calendar month is five thousand (5,000) points. Any eligible ticket entry attempts made after the Point Accumulation Cap has been met in any given calendar month will be allowed for Play It Again® and/or Second-Chance entry(s) only. No points will be awarded for eligible tickets entered after the Point Accumulation Cap has been met in any given calendar month. The player may resume accumulating points for eligible entries on the first day of the next calendar month.
    • The Annual Point Redemption Cap shall be one hundred thousand (100,000) points. The Annual Point Redemption Cap only applies to points redeemed for merchandise from the Points for Prizes® Store. Points redeemed for entries in to Points for Drawings™ do not count towards the Annual Point Redemption Cap.
    • OAL reserves the right to amend these limitations at any time.
  • Entering Tickets
    • Eligible tickets must be entered on the Website to receive points.
    • Once logged in, a player submits a ticket according to the instructions on the Enter Tickets page of the Website. Required entry information from the ticket includes:
      • Non-Winning Instant Tickets:
        • The Ticket Number, which is located on the back of each ticket above the barcode. The Ticket Number contains thirteen (13) digits separated by dashes in the form XXX-XXXXXX-X-XXX. A three-digit number in parentheses after the Ticket Number is not used for entry.
        • The Entry Number, located on the front of the ticket underneath the scratch-off covering. The Entry Number contains twelve (12) digits.
      • Terminal-Generated Tickets:
        • The Points for Prizes® code is located on the front of a printed ticket. Tickets without a printed Points for Prizes® code cannot be entered. The Points for Prizes® code is made up of twenty (20) letters and numbers.
        • Terminal-generated tickets with a Points for Prizes® code are eligible for entry for one hundred eighty (180) days from the last draw date printed on the front of the ticket. For terminal-generated games without a drawing, tickets with a Points for Prizes® code are eligible for entry for one hundred eighty (180) days from the purchase date printed on the front of the ticket
        • Terminal-generated tickets with a Points for Prizes® code that have been canceled by the terminal are not eligible for entry in Points for Prizes®.
        • If a player cashes a terminal-generated ticket with Multi Draws remaining, the reissued Exchange ticket will not have a Points for Prizes® code.
    • Once a ticket has been submitted, the entry and the associated Points for Prizes® and/or Play it Again® entry(s) cannot be canceled.
  • Points for Prizes® Online Store
    • Merchandise that can be ordered by using points will be listed on the Website in the Points for Prizes® Online Store.
    • A player may redeem their points for merchandise in the Points for Prizes® Online Store as long as the Annual Point Redemption Cap has not been met.
    • Points required for prize redemptions will vary. The number of points required to be redeemed for a particular prize shall be pre-determined by OAL and be posted on the Website. OAL may at its own discretion change the points required for redemption of any prize.
    • OAL may at its own discretion discontinue offering a prize at any time.
    • OAL may credit a player's account at its own discretion.
    • If a prize is not readily available to be awarded for any reason, OAL reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute another prize of similar value.
    • Prizes are non-transferable and non-refundable unless otherwise authorized by OAL.
    • The awarding of all prizes is subject to eligibility verification.
  • Prize Selection
    • A player may use some or all of his or her points for his or her choice of prizes as offered in the Points for Prizes® Online Store as long as the Annual Point Redemption Cap has not been met.
    • A player must first log in using the email address and password associated with his or her Points for Prizes® account.
    • To redeem points, a player must select the prize or prizes, designate the quantity of each prize requested, and click the appropriate button to submit the order.
    • It is the player's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate prize and quantity are selected.
    • Once the order has been submitted, points will be deducted from t he player's Points for Prizes® account.
    • Orders cannot be changed, canceled, or returned once placed.
  • Points for Drawings™
    • Points for Drawings™ entries are not subject to the Annual Point Redemption Cap.
    • A player may use some or all of his or her points for entry into prize drawings.
    • Promotional drawings using Points for Prizes® may be introduced periodically. The Website will include a description of the item or product to be drawn, anticipated entry and draw dates, and point cost for each drawing entry. Draw dates are subject to change or modification as determined necessary by OAL. OAL will attempt to post all changes to scheduled drawing dates on the Website.
    • Points redeemed for Points for Drawings™ earn entry into the drawing. The odds of a player being selected to win the prize in each drawing depend upon the number of entries purchased by points from all players.
    • The point cost of a drawing entry will be shown on the page for each drawing and may vary by drawing.
    • To use points to purchase drawing entries, a player must select the drawing to enter on the Website, designate the quantity of entries, and submit the order.
    • It is the player's responsibility to ensure that the appropriate drawing and quantity are selected.
    • Once the entry order has been submitted, points will be deducted from the player's Club account.
    • Points for Drawings™ entries are eligible only for the drawing for which they were purchased. Unless specified otherwise on the drawing description, Points for Drawings™ entries are eligible for one (1) drawing only.
    • Unless otherwise specified on the Website, a player may win no more than one (1) prize in a Points for Drawings™ drawing.
    • Points for Drawings™ entries cannot be canceled or returned for the point value of the entries.
    • Players redeeming points for Points for Drawings™ entries must do so within the state of Arkansas.
    • OAL or MDI shall attempt to contact each drawing winner by telephone, by email using the winner's registered email address, or by registered mail.
    • The winner's name and hometown will be listed on the Website.
    • A Points for Drawings™ winner assumes the risk of loss and is subject to disqualification if:
      • OAL or MDI is unable to contact the winner;
      • Contact or attempted contact is not acknowledged in a timely manner as determined in the sole discretion of OAL;
      • Any other deadline or requirement in these rules or other applicable rules or procedures is not met; or
      • A deadline or requirement that may become necessary is not met, whether or not that requirement or deadline is contained in these rules.
    • Winners are subject to set off of certain debts. If a drawing winner fails to satisfy an outstanding debt within the time frame specified by OAL, then the OAL may, at its sole discretion, disqualify the winner and the next alternate may become the winner.
    • A decision to proceed to replace a winner with an alternate is within the sole discretion and judgment of the OAL. Once the decision to proceed with an alternate is made, the person who was previously selected as a winner is no longer entitled to a prize.
    • OAL will not exchange a Points for Drawings™ prize for cash.
  • Miscellaneous
    • Responsible Play is important to OAL and players must understand that OAL reserves the right to limit (1) the number of tickets any individual may enter during a given time period at any time and (2) the amount or number of points that may be accumulated during a given time period at any time.
    • The OAL may credit a player's account in its sole discretion.
    • OAL offers no warrantees or guarantees of product quality or availability of prizes.
    • OAL shall not be responsible for any prizes lost, damaged, or stolen during shipment, pick-up, or use.
    • OAL shall not be responsible for injury or loss of life resulting from any prize awarded.
    • If required, a player will receive a W-2G form for prizes.
    • The prize winner is responsible for all applicable taxes.
    • Players are solely responsible for maintaining and keeping account active, and information current or accurate. OAL assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever for technical or computer malfunctions or for player's failure to keep account information current.
    • OAL reserves the right to terminate the Points for Prizes® rewards program at its sole discretion. If the program is terminated OAL will attempt to provide reasonable notice of such termination.
    • By participating in Points for Prizes®, each player and his or her heirs, legal representatives, and assigns agree to indemnify, defend, release, and discharge OAL, its employees, officers, and directors from and against any loss, claim, damage, suit, or injury arising out of or relating to the Points for Prizes® program or any action taken pursuant to these rules.
    • By placing an order or claiming a drawing prize(s), each player and his or her heirs, legal representatives, and assigns agree to indemnify, defend, release, and discharge OAL, SG, MDI, their employees, officers, and directors from and against any loss, claim, damage, suit, or injury arising out of or relating to use of or participation in any or all Points for Prizes® store or drawing items.

Revised 03/02/2017