WEEK 2: Vax Nevada Days winners announced from Lake Tahoe

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — More winners were announced Thursday night as the state tries to encourage more Nevadans to get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Money and prizes were awarded, including a grand prize of $50,000. This is the second week of Vax Nevada Days raffle incentive.

July 15 prizes and winners:

  • $50,000 cash (1 winner)
    • Chloe H. From Carson City
  • $25,000 cash (4 winners)
    • Rose-Marie V. From Las Vegas
    • Beverly R. From Las Vegas
    • Jacquelin C. From Carson City
  • $1,000 cash (10 winners)
    • Sue D. From Las Vegas
    • Theresa W. From Reno
    • Madisen R. From Reno
    • Wendy P. from Las Vegas
    • Charles W. From Henderson
    • Darryl L. From Minden
    • Dana V. from Minden
    • Hannah L. from Las Vegas
  • Nevada fishing license ($40 value) 125 winners
  • Nevada state parks annual entrance permit ($100 value) 50 winners
  • Tuition prize (529 plan worth $50,000 to be used for any post-secondary education) 1 winner
    • Hunter M. From Henderson
  • Tuition prize (529 plan worth $20,000 to be used for any post-secondary education) 3 winners
    • Bernardo L. From Las Vegas
    • Kyle M. from Clark County
    • Jonah H. From Reno
  • Tuition prize (529 plan worth $5,000 to be used for any post-secondary education) 10 winners
    • Vanetria M. from Las Vegas
    • Ethan A. from Las Vegas
    • Langdon I. from Reno
    • Steven M. from Fallon
    • Samuel R. from Las Vegas
    • Jaeden B. from Las Vegas

Governor Steve Sisolak says everyone who received a vaccine is automatically entered into the program and eligible to win a prize or cash over an eight-week period. In all, $5 million in cash and prizes will be awarded.

“Everyone who was vaccinated is entered in the drawing. Unless you are me, Zack, our kids, that sort of thing. Spouses. But Nevada residents who got the vaccine are entered into it,” he said.

Last week, a North Las Vegas kindergarten teacher took home a check for $250,000. Others won $50,000 and $25,000 cash prizes and several students won tuition prizes.

The winners were announced at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

Fewer than 55% of those 12 and older in Nevada have received at least one shot.

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