$1 million grand prize winner for Vax Nevada Days announced

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — On Thursday night, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the eighth and final round of winners for Vax Nevada Days, a public health incentive program launched in July.  

In Las Vegas, the Governor was joined by Steve Hill, CEO of the Las Vegas and Convention and Visitors Authority; Treasurer Zach Conine; Senator Jacky Rosen; Congresswoman Dina Titus; GOED Director Michael Brown; Clark County Commissioner Tick Segerblom; Las Vegas Councilman Brian Knudsen; City of North Las Vegas Councilman Scott Black; representatives from International Gaming Technology; representatives from the Nevada Division of State Parks and Nevada Department of Wildfire; and other invited guests to congratulate winners. 

A total of 433 vaccinated individuals aged 12 and older were drawn as winners in the final Vax Nevada Days event.

Some recipients who live in the Southern Nevada area were in attendance for this week’s live reveal, but winners are located throughout the state, including Boulder City, Fallon, and Fernley. 

Halim P. from Las Vegas was named as the winner of the $1 million grand-prize winner. 

The following is a list of winners’ names and the amounts they were rewarded that was read during tonight’s event. Other winners for this week’s drawings preferred not to have their names announced or are still being contacted to claim their prize, following the procedures laid out in the official Vax Nevada Day rules. 

Twenty winners of $5,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Ella B. from Las Vegas
  • Dylan M. from Reno 
  • Erykah B. from Las Vegas 
  • Pan. G. from Las Vegas 
  • Nyomi B. from North Las Vegas 
  • Parker C. from Reno 
  • Lyssa B. from Sparks 
  • Jonas T. from Henderson 
  • Emily S. from Carson City 
  • Braelin J. from North Las Vegas 
  • Selia G. from North Las Vegas 
  • Shay F. from Las Vegas 
  • Crystal R. from Fernley 
  • Joshua G. from Las Vegas 
  • Jazmine S. from Las Vegas 
  • Landon B. from Las Vegas 
  • Nicholas C. from Las Vegas  

Four winners of $20,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including: 

  • Rhian B. from Las Vegas 
  • Erick H. from Las Vegas 

Three winners of $50,000 college savings plans to be used for any post-secondary education, including : 

  • Briana F. from Las Vegas 
  • Joshua A. from Las Vegas  

Cash prizes announced tonight include: 

Twenty $1,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • James S. from Las Vegas 
  • Pamela N. from Las Vegas 
  • Carmen W. from North Las Vegas 
  • Emily R. from Las Vegas 
  • Kelly H. from Las Vegas 
  • Anita G. from Boulder City  
  • Lorian S. from Las Vegas 
  • Elizabeth M. from Las Vegas 
  • Justin K. from Battle Mountain 
  • Megan G. from Fallon  

Four $25,000 cash prize winners, including: 

  • Elmer D. from Las Vegas 
  • Zoe C. from Reno  
  • Tyler K. from Reno  

Three $50,000 cash prize winners, including:  

  • Dylan T. from Reno 
  • Tammey C. from Reno  

Two $100,000 cash prize winners, including:  

  • Jacob G. from Reno 
  • Audrey S. from Henderson  

Loreta M. was selected as the winner of $250,000, hailing from Las Vegas.  

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