LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Lottery says five people with losing Powerball tickets will win another prize: a trip to see the ball drop at Times Square on New Year’s Eve and a chance to compete for a $1 million prize.
Kentucky Lottery President and CEO Tom Delacenserie says people with non-winning Powerball tickets worth at least $4 can enter the contest , though higher-priced tickets will get more entries.
Five people will win a four-day trip for two to New York City from Dec. 29 to Jan. 2 and will compete with winners from other states for a $1 million prize during the live broadcast of New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
Entries can be submitted through Sep. 29 and winners will be chosen on Oct. 1.
(This story was originally published on August 20, 2019)