Earn Free Lotto Games With Virginia Lottery’s 12 Days Of Deals

Written By Dann Stupp on December 15, 2021 - Last Updated on June 7, 2024
12 Days of Deals

With its annual 12 Days of Deals promotion, Virginia Lottery online is again offering lotto players a festive lineup of deals.

Since its rollout in July 2020, the VA Lotto has had one of the nation’s most successful online-lottery rollouts.

In fact, the Virginia Lottery reached its initial full-year sales projections in just six months. Then it beat the revised projections in the second half of the fiscal year as sales continued to soar.

After 18 months of online success, including more than $1 billion in sales, the VA Lottery is now rewarding players. It’s bringing back its 12 Days of Deals promo.

The offers are coming daily, and they all have winter-holiday themes.

About 12 Days of Deals with VA Lottery online

You can try out all sorts of games online via the Virginia Lottery.

There are instant-win games, aka e-scratchers, that are available to play. You can play classic daily draw games such as Pick 3 and Pick 4. Multi-state mega-jackpot games such as Mega Millions and Powerball are also available.

There are even new holiday-themed instants, including:

  • Winter Cash Drop
  • Merry Money Bonus
  • Holly Jolly Combos
  • Pirate’s Quest: Holiday Edition

As part of the 12 Days of Deals, you can experience pretty much all of the offerings.

These were the offers for the first three days of the promotion, which runs through Christmas Eve, Dec. 24:

  • Day 1 (Dec. 13): Deposit $30+ for 10 free games or deposit $40+ for 20 free games
  • Day 2 (Dec. 14): Purchase $20+ of Mega Millions Online and get 5 free Powerball plays
  • Day 3 (Dec. 15): Spend $25+ on online games and get $5 bonus credit

Just be sure to visit VALottery.com and sign up for the free newsletter. In addition to the 12 Days of Deals, the Virginia Lottery sends out many other exclusive offers for online lotto customers. In fact, if you’re a regular player, it’s a great way to basically get a discount on online lotto tickets.

VA Lottery’s holiday reminder: Gift responsibly

As Christmas and the holiday season roll around, many Virginians will pick up a handful of lotto tickets, especially scratchers. After all, they’re quick and convenient options for stocking stuffers, Secret Santa exchanges, holiday parties and the like.

But as it does each December, the Virginia Lottery is reminding players to “gift responsibly.”

Here’s the messaging:

While lottery tickets do make great gifts and stocking stuffers for the adults on your list, they are not appropriate gifts for anyone younger than 18. In fact, it’s against the law in Virginia to give a lottery ticket to a minor. So, remember to Gift Responsibly: Make sure everyone on your Lottery gift list is 18 or older!

Virginia Lottery tickets can be purchased at more than 5,000 official retailers across the commonwealth. Self-service machines are also located across Virginia.

You can use the VA Lottery’s “Find a Retailer” tool to locate nearby options.

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Dann Stupp is a longtime sports journalist who’s written and edited for The Athletic, USA Today, ESPN, MLB.com and other outlets. He lives in Lexington, Virginia.

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