Too good to be true? It sounds it, but it’s not. From January you can gain free entry into a prize draw with your shopping receipts. The odds on winning may not be so good, but it costs nothing to enter so what have you got to lose? All you have to do is get your free lottery code and then, from January 1st, present it at the till when you are shopping.
Anyone who is 18+ and is resident in Italy can take part. All you have to do is present your lottery code when you buy goods or service from a retail business. Cash transactions count as well as payment card transactions.
It’s simple. From today, 1st December, go to https://servizi.lotteriadegliscontrini.gov.it/codicelotteria, enter your codice fiscale and generate your unique lottery code. Download it, take a photo of it, print it … whatever works for you, keep it safe. From January 31st 2021 you can start using it to gain free entry into a lottery for cash prizes.
With some exceptions, whenever you spend 1 euro or more you will get a virtual ticket in the lottery. Shopping online is excluded as are purchases for business or professional use. At the moment purchase made linked to your Tessera Sanitaria are excluded, e.g. medical purchases at the pharmacies and parapharmacies, opticians, vet fees, lab fees etc are excluded.
Each lottery will have two drawings, one for cash receipt virtual tickets and one for electronic payment virtual tickets. If you pay with a card then you will automatically be entered in both drawings.
Starting in January 2021 there will be two types of draws. “Ordinary” draws which in which only the consumer can win and “Zero Cash” draws in which both the consumer and the retail business can win. Cash payment spending will only be entered in the “Ordinary” draw, electronic payment spending will be entered in both the “Ordinary” and the “Zero Cash” draw, increasing your chance of winning.
The prizes are :
In the “Ordinary” draw, for the consumer only
seven weekly prizes of € 5,000
three monthly prizes of € 30,000
one annual prize of € 1,000,000
In the “Zero Cash” draw both the consumer and the retail business can win
fifteen weekly prizes of € 25,000 for the consumer and fifteen of € 5,000 for the retail business
ten monthly prizes of € 100,000 for the consumer and ten of € 20,000 for the retail business
one annual prize of € 5,000,000 for the consumer and one of € 1,000,000 for the retail business
What are you waiting for? Get your unique lottery code now and good luck! All the information is here – Lotteria degli Scontrini