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WHAT IS NIFTY 50?
The Nifty 50 raffle offers ticketholders a chance to win a grand prize of $50,000 or any of 50 or more smaller prizes, which include condominium stays, resort getaways, dinner packages, event tickets and more. A full list of prizes is available at the bottom of this page.
HOW MUCH ARE THE TICKETS, AND WHEN CAN I BUY THEM?
Tickets are $100 each. Sales begin at 8 a.m. on Aug. 22 and continue through 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21.
HOW MANY TICKETS WILL BE SOLD?
There are only 1,500 Nifty 50 tickets.
HOW CAN I BUY TICKETS?
Click here to purchase your tickets online using a debit or credit card.
BY MAIL USING A CHECK
Print a Nifty 50 mailing form, fill it out and send via U.S. Postal Service to 11975 Seaway Road, Suite B-170, Gulfport, MS 39503. Checks may be made payable to United Way of South Mississippi. We will email you a corresponding ticket stub.
Visit our office at the Knight Nonprofit Center, 11975 Seaway Road, Suite B-170, Gulfport, MS 39503.
WHAT ABOUT EARLY BIRD AND LOYALTY TICKETS?
Early bird ticketholders, or patrons who purchase tickets prior to Sept. 21, and loyalty ticketholders, or patrons who purchased tickets last year, will be eligible to win prizes at a special raffle on Sept. 25.
WHEN IS THE GRAND PRIZE DRAWING?
The remaining prizes, including the $50,000 grand prize, will be raffled during the 6:30 p.m. WLOX-TV newscast on Oct. 24 at Patio 44 Coastal Seafood & Steaks in Gulfport. Ticketholders and the general public are invited to attend the event and enjoy drink specials and a special menu.
WHO DOES NIFTY 50 BENEFIT?
All proceeds benefit United Way of South Mississippi, which rallies resources to improve the education, financial stability and health of all people within its service area of Hancock, Harrison, Pearl River and Stone counties.
WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW?
Read the full Terms and Conditions by clicking here.
WHAT OTHER PRIZES COULD I WIN?
- Mary Mahoney’s Old French House, Biloxi: Seafood gumbo by the gallon (two gallons)
- Escape This Biloxi: Two gift certificates
- Chick-fil-A, Gulfport: Catering trays and a prize basket
- Bella Luna Rentals, Orange Beach, AL: Three-night stay at condominium
- Gulf Coast Symphony Orchestra: Gift package and gift certificate
- Don Murray: Three-night stay at South Carolina cabin
- Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Gulfport: Gift basket and family membership
- Silver Slipper Casino, Bay St. Louis: Lunch or dinner for two
- Favre4Hope: Pro Football Hall of Fame program and Brett Favre autographed football
- Palace Casino, Biloxi: Two rounds of golf
- Hollywood Casino Gulf Coast, Bay St. Louis: One-night stay, food credit and two rounds of golf
- French Kiss Pastries, Ocean Springs: Gift card for strawberry Bavarian cream cake
- Brick & Spoon, Biloxi: Gift certificate
- The Oaks Golf Club, Pass Christian: Rounds of golf (with cart) for four
- Courtyard by Marriott Gulfport Beachfront: Two free nights
- Gulf Coast Carnival Association: Two tickets
- Swetman Photography, Ocean Springs: Custom newborn photography session
- McDonald’s Descher Organization: One year of free McDonald’s
- The Blind Tiger Biloxi Beach: Gift certificate
- The Yard Milkshake Bar, D’Iberville: Gift card
- RPM Pizza: Free Domino’s pizzas
- William Carey University: Two tickets to 2020 season of Carey Dinner Theatre and autographed copies of “William Carey University: Celebrating 125 Years” book
- Golden Nugget Biloxi: One-night stay and resort credit
- Harrah’s Gulf Coast, Biloxi: Fan cave experience, one-night stay, dinner for two and spa credit
- IP Casino Resort Spa, Biloxi: Two-night stay and dinner, bar and spa credit
- Kern Optical Lab, Gulfport: One pair of designer sunglasses (OP)
- Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi: Walk-on sail and print
- The Rackhouse Steak & Spirits, Gulfport: Gift certificate
- Cajun’s Fabulous Fried Chicken, Gulfport: Buffet tickets
- Jourdan River Steamer, Kiln: Gift certificate
- Oak Crest Mansion Inn, Pass Christian: One-night stay
- Finishline Performance Karting, Biloxi: Two t-shirts, two hats and two one-ride gift cards
- Big Play Entertainment Center, Biloxi: Two one-hour bowling tickets, four admission tickets and two drink tickets
- Sicily's Pizza, Gulfport: Buffet tickets
- Robin's Nest in the Pass, Pass Christian: Two Maurice Milleur glasses
- Nella Home Interiors & Gifts, Gulfport: White platter
- Trustmark Bank: Swag bag
- Grant's for Her, Biloxi: Rebecca Minkoff handbag
- The Pecan House, Gulfport: Gift certificate
- Biloxi Shuckers: Swag bag and 2015 inaugural season baseball
- Mississippi Power Company: Swag bag and golf ball set
- Hotel Pass Christian, Pass Christian: Two-night stay
- Regions Bank: Custom beach cruiser bicycle
- Salon Alexanders, Gulfport: Certificate for free haircut
- Hilton Garden Inn, Gulfport: One-night stay with breakfast for two
- Martin Miazza Gifts, Gulfport: Caskata artisanal plate
- Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Biloxi: Two-night stay and dinner buffet for two
- Bayou Vista Golf Course, Gulfport: Four rounds of golf with cart
- Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center, Biloxi: Four tickets to Professional Cowboy Association rodeo
- Southern Grounds Coffeehouse, Gulfport: Gift card
- Mercedes-Benz of South Mississippi, D'Iberville: Cologne gift set
- Target Corporation, D'Iberville: Gift card
- Coastal Hardware & Rental Co., Kiln: Decorative golden turtle and necklace set
- Gulf Islands Waterpark, Gulfport: Four admission tickets, zip line tickets, and gift items
- White Pillars Restaurant and Lounge, Biloxi: Gift certificate
- Ladner Drugs, Biloxi: Christmas candle and earring set
- Walmart: Cooler and travel mugs; grill
- Salute Italian and Seafood Restaurant, Gulfport: Gift certificate
- Rouses, Gulfport: Italian gourmet gift basket
- Felix's Restaurant & Oyster Bar, Gulfport: Gift certificate
- Humane Society of South Mississippi, Gulfport: Gift certificate for one annual exam and gift basket
- Dempsey's Seafood & Steak, Kiln: Gift certificate
- The Almanett Hotel & Bistro, Gulfport: Gift certificate
- American Factory Direct Furniture, Long Beach: Artwork
- Coast Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Gulfport: 52 12-packs of Coca-Cola (Coca-Cola for a Year)