LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — In an effort to increase vaccination rates in Nevada, Governor Sisolak announced the state will be awarding prizes to Nevadans who get, or who have gotten, the COVID-19 vaccine.
“Vax Nevada Days” kicks off July 8 and runs through August 26. Gov. Sisolak said $5 million in prizes will be given out over the time period.
Random drawings will be conducted, and winners will be announced each week.
Children ages 12-17 who received the vaccine will be eligible for education savings plans, state parks permits and fishing licenses. Adults 18 and older will be eligible for cash prizes.
A full prize breakdown can be found below:
|Eligibility||Prize||Type||Prize Amount||Total Number of Prizes|
|Ages 18+||Grand||Cash||$ 1,000,000.00||1|
|Ages 18+||2nd||Cash||$ 250,000||3|
|Ages 18+||3rd||Cash||$ 100,000||2|
|Ages 18+||4th||Cash||$ 50,000.00||11|
|Ages 18+||5th||Cash||$ 25,000.00||32|
|Ages 18+||General||Cash||$ 1,000.00||100|
|Ages 12+||Fishing License||Voucher||$ 40.00||1,250|
|Ages 12+||St Parks – Annual Entrance Permit||Voucher||$ 100.00||500|
|Ages 12-17||College Grand||529 Plan||$ 50,000.00||10|
|Ages 12-17||College 2||529 Plan||$ 20,000.00||25|
|Ages 12-17||College 3||529 Plan||$ 5,000.00||100|
Winners will be randomly selected from a list of Nevada residents who have received at least on dose of a recommended COVID-19 vaccination.
Winners will be notified and must provide proof of identity.
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