FAQS

How can I win a trip to New York City for the First Powerball Millionaire of the Year Promotion?

Lottery players can enter the First Powerball Millionaire of the Year promotion drawing at the websites for participating lotteries. The full list of participating lotteries is located here.

What is included in the trip package for winners?

Each Second Chance Prize will include:

  • Round-trip, economy-class airline transportation for two (2) people from the nearest major airport to the respective winner residence to NYC. If the winner lives within 200 miles of NYC, ground transportation may be substituted.
  • Three (3) night hotel accommodations at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan hotel in NYC, room, tax, and required fees only.
  • Two (2) admissions to the Powerball Welcome Reception at The Edison Ballroom in Times Square on December 29th.
  • Two (2) VIP tour passes and two (2) tickets to the “Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes” at Radio City Music Hall on December 30, 2019.
  • Two (2) tickets for a holiday dinner cruise on the Hudson River aboard the Hornblower Infinity on December 30, 2019.
  • Two (2) tickets for an exclusive New Year’s Eve dinner and party, which culminates in the First Powerball Millionaire of the Year drawing and the $1 million prize!
  • Two (2) gift bags
  • All meals while in NYC
  • $250 spending money, in the form of a pre-loaded gift card
  • Ground transportation to and from NYC airports, NYC train/bus stations, the Crowne Plaza and some VIP Experience activities.

All winners will be eligible to win $1 million through the First Powerball Millionaire of the Year drawing on live TV on Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Year’s Eve with Ryan Seacrest.

NOTE: Prize packages vary by jurisdiction. Please see the list of participating lotteries for prize package details.

What is NOT included int the trip package for winners?

  • Departure and return transportation to your hometown airport, train or bus station
  • Parking at airports/train/bus stations
  • Applicable taxes
  • Baggage fees
  • Personal expenses such as photos and souvenirs
  • Beverages outside of the VIP event experience programming or any other extra activities in which you choose to participate
  • Medical, accident or travel protection plans

If I am a winner, how do I register for the event?

Winners will receive an email from powerball@concierge.com that invites them to register for the event two to three weeks after their state lottery confirms them as a winner. Winners should be on the lookout and make sure to check their spam folder. Via the dedicated link found in the email, winners will be redirected to a secure webpage to enter their information, guest information and registration documents.

  • Registration Information: The information must match the information on your State ID, State Driver’s License or Passport, which will be used to book travel.
  • Guest Information: Winners will be unable to complete the registration process without their guest’s name and email address. Winner registration completion will trigger and a guest registration email, which will prompt guests to follow a similar registration process. If winners need to change their guest after completing registration, please email powerball@concierge.com Once guest travel has been booked, winners will NOT be able to switch guests.

Post registration, winners will receive two emails: 1) containing copies of the registration documents, and 2) registration confirmation.  Once both winner and guest registrations are completed, a dedicated concierge.com representative will proceed to book applicable travel (flight, train, bus). After travel is booked, the winner and guest will receive a travel confirmation email containing their concierge.com representative’s contact information. Winner and guests should feel free to reach out to their dedicated representative leading up to and throughout the VIP Experience with any questions. A complete personalized travel itinerary will be sent via email in December.

Is the $1 million a cash prize or an annuitized prize?

The $1 million is a cash prize.

Are trip winners allowed to bring a guest under the age of 18?

Please check with your participating lottery. Note that either the winner or the guest must be 18+ in order to check into the hotel. Winners should email powerball@concierge.com with questions.

What if I have questions?

Please contact powerball@concierge.com with inquirers. Questions from anyone other than winners and registered guests will not be answered.