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New Mexico Lottery highlights new, exciting promotion
Anytime you buy a scratchcard or play the New Mexico Lottery you give yourself a chance to win big while raising money for New Mexico education. Now, there is some exciting news for out of all of you out there who enjoy playing the New Mexico Lottery. Wendy Ahlm, Director of Advertising and Marketing for the New Mexico Lottery, discussed two new, exciting promotions for the New Mexico Lottery that just launched.
Players can enter the Route 66 Scratcher witha Road to $1 Million 2nd Chance Promotion. You can enter your non-winning Route to 66 Road to $1 Million scratchers into My Rewards. One lucky winner will win a trip for 2 to Los Angeles in or about the fall of 2021. This includes airfare, hotel accommodations, $500 spending money, and so much more.
New Mexico Lottery has raised more than $860 Million for New Mexico education through Lottery ticket sales. Thanks to players, more than 128,000 New Mexicans have received a Legislative Lottery Scholarship.
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New Mexico Lottery (NM): Results, Winning Numbers, & Fun Facts!
About the New Mexico Lottery
The New Mexico Lottery was established in 1996 and is a member of the Multi-State Lottery Association (MUSL). It is governed by a board of seven directors who are appointed by the state.
Revenues generated by the New Mexico Lottery are 100% designated to the state Lottery Tuition Fund, which aids New Mexico students in pursuing higher education.
New Mexico Lottery Tickets
New Mexico Lottery tickets can be purchased from any authorized retailer withing the state of New Mexico. You can find them in many gas stations, groceries, and convenience stores across the state.
Take note that while most states allow between 180 days to a whole year for winners to claim their prize, the New Mexico Lottery requires all winners to redeem their tickets within 90 days after the official draw (for draw games), or the announced end game date (for instant games).
Can I buy NM Lottery tickets online?
No. New Mexico laws do not permit the sale of lottery tickets over the internet. You will have to visit an authorized retailer to purchase tickets.
New Mexico Lottery Games and Drawing Schedule
Lotto America is a multi-state lottery that has rolling jackpot which starts at $2 million. To play, pick 5 numbers from 1 to 52, and an additional Star Ball number from 1 to 10. You can also enable the All Star Bonus to multiply non-jackpot prizes by up to 5 times!
Lotto America has drawings every Wednesday and Saturday evening at approximately 9:15 PM MST.
Roadrunner Cash is only available in New Mexico. It features a minimum jackpot of $25,000, which grows until it’s won. To play, just pick 5 numbers from 1 to 37. Roadrunner Cash has four prize tiers. Match between 2 to 5 numbers and you’re a winner!
Roadrunner Cash has daily drawings at 9:30 PM MST.
Lucky Numbers Bingo
New Mexico’s Lucky Numbers Bingo game is a cross between Keno and Bingo. You can choose from 1 to 10 Lucky Numbers to play and you get two ways of winning. First, you can win up to $10,000 by matching numbers to form winning Bingo patterns. Second, a top prize of $200 is up for grabs if you match 10 numbers with that of the official drawing.
Lucky Numbers Bingo has drawings everyday, every 4 minutes.
Win up to $500 by playing New Mexico Lottery’s Pick 3 game. Just pick 3 numbers from 0 to 9 (you can pick the same number multiple times). If you match 2 numbers (front pair or back pair), or all 3 (in exact order or in any order), you win.
Pick 3 has twice-a-day daily drawings, at 1:00 PM and 9:30 PM MST.
Pick 4 lets players win up to $5,500 every day. Pick 4 numbers from 0 to 9 (you can pick the same numbers multiple times) and if you match the drawn numbers in exact order, you win the top prize. There are other ways of winning, including matching in any order, pair play, combination, and so on.
Pick 4 has twice-a-day drawings, at 1:00 PM and 9:30 PM MST..
Here’s a rundown of the New Mexico Lottery’s weekly schedule:
|Lotto America||Wednesdays and Saturdays||9:15 PM|
|Roadrunner Cash||Daily||9:30 PM|
|Lucky Numbers Bingo||Daily||every 4 minutes|
|Pick 3||Daily||1:00 PM, 9:30 PM|
|Pick 4||Daily||1:00 PM, 9:30 PM|
Notable Winners of New Mexico Lotteries
Below are some of the biggest jackpot winners of New Mexico Lottery draw and scratch games:
- Susan Montoya of Los Lunas, won $633,000 playing Roadrunner Cash last July 2, 2018.
- Kendall McCormick of Albuquerque, won $420,007 playing Roadrunner Cash last June 28, 2016.
- Richard Nelson of Taos, won $402,215 playing Roadrunner Cash last January 30, 2019.
- Robert Williams of Albuquerque, won $100,000 from the scratcher game Big Money last February 25, 2019.
- Carlett Daniels of Grants, won $100,000 from the scratcher game 50X Lucky last February 1, 2019.
New Mexico Lottery Scratchers
The New Mexico Lottery offers good variety in the form of instant scratch-off games. These are called scratchers in New Mexico and there’s dozens to choose from. Ticket prices range from $1 to $10, and the biggest prizes reach up to $100,000.
New Mexico Lottery Second Chances – What is Second Chance?
A second chance drawing is a way for players with non-winning scratcher tickets to reuse their purchased tickets and play again. These are promotional drawings, with prizes ranging from cash to free tickets to much more.
How does Second Chance work for the NM Lottery?
To participate in second chance drawings for the New Mexico Lottery, players will first have to create an account with the New Mexico Lottery website. To play, just log into your account to participate in any promotional draws that are available.
Information on the New Mexico Lottery
New Mexico Lottery Offices
The New Mexico Lottery is headquartered in 4511 Osuna Rd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87109
- Phone: (505) 342-7600
- TTY (for the hearing-impaired): (505) 342-7535
- Mailing Address: New Mexico Lottery P.O. Box 93190 Albuquerque, NM 87199-3190
*Lottery office hours are Mondays through Fridays, 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM MST.
New Mexico Lottery Social Accounts
For more information and regular updates, you can also follow the New Mexico Lottery on any of their social media accounts:
New Mexico Lottery Apps and Technology
The New Mexico Lottery is available right at your fingertips thanks to an officially supported mobile app. You can download it directly from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
The New Mexico Lottery App features:
- A ticket scanner that lets you check your tickets for winners.
- Easy access to up-to-date results, jackpots, and winning numbers.
- The latest news and promotions from the New Mexico Lottery.
- and more.
Get up to date results and winning numbers on all of the New Mexico (NM) lotteries. You can also find out payouts, drawing times and other useful information on New Mexico lottery games.
New Mexico Lottery (NM): Results, Winning Numbers, & Fun Facts! About the New Mexico Lottery The New Mexico Lottery was established in 1996 and is a