Second Chance Games FAQ

Frequently asked questions in regards to Michigan Lottery's Second Chance Games and tickets.

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What are Second Chance games?


Michigan Lottery’s Second Chance Games are online interactive games where players with a Michigan Lottery account can submit select non-winning in-store Instant Game tickets for a second chance to win. The primary Michigan Lottery Second Chance games are Bingo, Cashword, and Wild Time.


To find a list of in-store Instant Games that are eligible for Second Chance Games, please visit the links below for each game type and scroll down the pages to view the Eligible Games:

If you have an eligible, non-winning ticket, you may visit the Michigan Lottery Second Chance Games website to play Second Chance games. 



What prizes are available in the Play for Prizes Second Chance Games?


Players have the opportunity to win in-store free play coupons or entries into a weekly drawing in the Bingo, Cashword, and Wild Time Play for Prizes Second Chance Games. 


To view the Prize Structure for each specific game, please visit the links below and scroll down the pages to view the Prize Structure. The prize structures change based on the price of the in-store Instant Game so make sure to view the prize structure that matches the price of your ticket.



Where do I play Second Chance games?


If you have an eligible, non-winning ticket, you can visit the Michigan Lottery Second Chance Games website to play Second Chance Games or download the Second Chance mobile apps that correspond with your eligible ticket:




How Do I Enter Second Chance ticket codes?


Please select a guide below:



Can I submit Second Chance Tickets for someone else?

Any tickets submitted online for second chance drawings are associated with the name of the account holder. If one of those entries is selected as the winner, the prize only may be claimed by the account holder.