Louisiana’s vaccine lottery opens today. Here’s how to sign up for your ‘shot at a million.’


Today is the day vaccinated Louisianans can sign up for the chance to win $1 million along with 13 other prizes in the Shot at a Million vaccine lottery.

All residents, ages 12 and up, who have received at least one dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccines or have received the single-shot Johnson and Johnson vaccine are eligible to enter the sweepstakes starting at noon on Monday.

Adults who meet that criteria can enter into five drawings, one for the $1 million prize along with four drawings for the $100,000 prizes. Those aged 12 to 17 can enter to win one of the nine $100,000 scholarship prizes.