Game Details

Note King Cake Cash closed on May 19, 2020. Winning tickets may be claimed until Sept. 16, 2020. The deadline to enter the second-chance drawings is June 15, 2020.

The Louisiana Lottery is giving players a way to cash in on king cakes this Mardi Gras season. This year’s lineup of carnival games includes $1 Mambo Money with a top prize of $4,000 and a match-3 playstyle, as well as $2 King Cake Cash with a key-number-match playstyle and a “find the baby” doubler symbol to win up to $12,000.

In addition to royally awesome cash prizes, players can also enter nonwinning King Cake Cash tickets into second-chance drawings to win delicious Cartozzo's Bakery king cakes shipped to their door for a year! So go ahead and scratch your cake and eat it too! 

And while you're at it, tell us about YOUR dream king cake flavor in our Create-a-Cake Contest for the chance at a custom baking experience at Cartozzo's Bakery to make it come true!

 

King Cake Drawings

Please note: King Cash Cash closed on May 19, 2020. Winning tickets may be claimed until Sept. 16, 2020. The deadline to enter the second-chance drawings is June 15, 2020.

This year for the first time ever, the Lottery will offer 20 players the chance to win a king cake shipped to them each month for a whole year through a series of two second-chance drawings! Players who dont win an instant prize on the $2 King Cake Cash ticket can enter it into a drawing! In each drawing, 10 entries will be selected to win a Cartozzos King Cake Club Prize to receive a large regular king cake shipped to them each month for a year, just like the one pictured on the Lotterys $2 King Cake Cash!

 

 

To enter, players can mail one (1) nonwinning King Cake Cash ticket in an envelope no larger than 4.5 x 9.5 to:

King Cake 2nd Chance Drawing
P.O. Box 98506
Baton Rouge, LA 70884

Players can enter as many times as they wish, but each entry should be mailed in a separate envelope. Entries must be received at the drawing address by Jan. 27 to be eligible for the first drawing. The second drawing deadline will be announced once the game is closed.

Enter Create-A-Cake Contest

The contest ended January 26, 2020. Our winner will be announced soon!

Contest Rules

Contest Description
Louisiana residents who are at least 21 years of age are invited to submit their dream king cake flavor fromJanuary 6-26, 2020for a chance to win the opportunity to help prepare that dream king cake at Cartozzos Bakery in Kenner, La., plus a Louisiana Lottery Mardi Gras prize pack with $50 in scratch-offs.
How to Enter
Eligible participants will submit their entry via an official online form on the Lottery's website. No entries will be accepted in person, by mail or through any other method. Only one entry per person is allowed. No purchase is necessary to submit an entry for the promotion.
Winner Selection
Cartozzos Bakery will select a winning dream king cake flavor based on its creativity and practicality to produce. The winner will have the opportunity to join the experts at Cartozzos Bakery to assist in making it. Note, that entries that include ingredients that must be cooked prior to stuffing inside a king cake cannot be considered.
Winner Notification
OnFebruary 3,the winner will be notified via the e-mail address/phone number provided on their entry form and announced in social media. The winner has two business days after any form of attempted communication by the Lottery to verify their eligibility status and ability to attend the baking experience or their prize will be forfeited; the Lottery may, at its discretion, assign an alternate winner in those cases.
Eligibility
The Louisiana Lotterys Create a Cake Contest is open to Louisiana residents at least 21 years of age. Residency and age will be verified prior to announcing winners. The following individuals are excluded from participating in Louisiana Lottery promotions:
  • Any member of the Board of Directors, officer or employee of the Louisiana Lottery Corporation.
  • Any spouse, child, brother, sister or parent residing in the same household of any Louisiana Lottery employee, officer or member of the Board of Directors.
  • Any employee of any company or vendor awarded a contract or subcontract to conduct business with, assigned to perform services for or provide goods to the Louisiana Lottery for any duration in the 2020 calendar year. This includes but is not limited to advertising agencies, gaming system vendors, printers, auditors, promotional product suppliers, etc.
  • Any spouse, child, brother, sister or parent residing in the same household of any company or vendor awarded a contract or subcontract to conduct business with, assigned to perform services for or provide goods to the Louisiana Lottery for any duration in the 2020 calendar year.
Any person who falls into one of the categories listed above or who does not meet the age and residency requirements will be deemed ineligible to participate.
Acknowledgments
All contest entrants agree to comply with these rules and accept the Lotterys interpretation of them in executing the contest.
Entrants acknowledge and accept responsibility for any indirect costs they may incur should they be selected as the winner of the baking experience, such as transportation, lodging, meals, etc., in order to participate.
In addition, entrants agree to participate in the Lotterys publicity efforts in conjunction with this contest, including but not limited to photo publication, press releases, interviews and media coverage.
Entrants also acknowledge that in matters of administering the contest, the decisions of the Louisiana Lottery Corporation are binding and final.
Disclaimers:
The Louisiana Lottery is solely responsible for conducting and administering this contest. The Louisiana Lottery and Cartozzos Bakery shall have no responsibility or liability for any actual or claimed harm that may arise due to promotional materials or prizes. Participants agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Louisiana Lottery Corporation, Cartozzos Bakery, and any other promotional partner.
The Louisiana Lottery is not responsible or liable for any error, omission or any technical problem related to its promotions, including but not limited to entries and submissions, website problems, applications problems, Internet problems or problems with a participant's computer. If for some reason a promotion is not capable of running as originally planned, the Lottery has the right to modify, suspend or cancel all or any portion of the promotion's rules.
Winners!

Congratulations to the winners of the first King Cake Cash second-chance drawing for a Cartozzo's Bakery king cake each month for a year:

  • Michael Cain, Metairie
  • Brenda Lee Williams, Houma
  • Roma Eschete, Houma
  • Dianne Brandon, Baker
  • Chris Powell, Keithville
  • Kathy McGree, Welsh
  • La Donna Faye Crosby, Westlake
  • Kimberly McEntyre, Jonesville
  • Ronald Vanni, Shreveport
  • Ruby Scott, Waterproof

About Cartozzo's

About Cartozzo's Bakery

A third generation bakery for over 80 years,Cartozzo's Bakeryis a gourmet wholesale company serving the restaurant industry as well as casinos and other food service providers. Their products can be found in favorite local restaurants as well as steak houses, sandwich shops, seafood, and Italian restaurants around the state.

Cartozzos specialty is shipping tens of thousands of king cakes around the country via online ordering year round at:cartozzoskingcakes.com.

In addition to traditional king cakes, Cartozzo's Bakery prides itself on creating over-the-top king cake creations, including its Red Velvet King Cake, Crawfish King Cake and the Muffuletta King Cake.