General Info

Where do I find and access second chance games?
All second chance games can be accessed within the VIP Club, or on the individual second chance website.  A list of all current Second Chance Drawings is av...
Tue, Jan 4, 2022 at 1:46 PM
What is the difference between the VIP Club and the Mass Lottery email subscription?
The Massachusetts Lottery Red Carpet VIP Club provides players with the opportunity to turn eligible non-winning Instant Tickets into potential winners in S...
Wed, Feb 17, 2021 at 9:30 AM
How do I sign up for a new account?
First, go visit Once you have arrived on the homepage, you will see in the top right portion of your screen “Sign In” and “Register” button...
Fri, Apr 12, 2024 at 9:17 AM
Why do I have to enter my social security number? I’ve never had to do that with MA Red Carpet VIP?
You now must enter your social security number because the Mass Lottery Player Account has the feature and option to claim/cash tickets/prizes. This will al...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:28 AM
What is the Player Account Promotion?
The Player Account Promotion is a promotion that is scheduled to run for 25 weeks. This promotion has weekly drawings to award cash prizes to newly register...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:29 AM
What do I need to do to enter/qualify for the Player Account Promotion?
You must register for a Mass Lottery Player Account. Once your account has been created, you will be entered into the next available weekly drawing. 
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:29 AM
What happens if I win a Player Account Promotion prize?
If you win a Player Account Promotion prize, a check will be mailed out to the address that you provided to us during registration. This is why it is crucia...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:29 AM
I won a $100 and/or $500 prize in a Second Chance Drawing. When will I get my prize?
Prizes under the taxable limit are mailed out to the address that is provided under your Mass Lottery Player Account. This is why it is crucial to always ma...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:29 AM
I won a Second Chance prize of $1,000 or more, what happens next?
If you are a lucky winner of a Second Chance prize of $1,000 or more, you must fill out a claim form in order to receive your prize. The Lottery will notify...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:29 AM
I won a prize and didn’t realize I hadn’t updated my address, what are my next steps in order to receive my prize?
You must contact the Lottery after updating your player account with your correct current address. We will need to check with the bank to make sure of the s...
Tue, Feb 6, 2024 at 8:30 AM