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SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Another 15 Californians will be winning $50,000 on Friday if they’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19.

The prize is part of the state’s “Vax For The Win” effort to try and get more people to get the vaccine.

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Last week, 15 other people were picked to win $50,000 prizes.

People who win the money can choose to stay anonymous, but a winner named Tony was named in a video promoting the effort. He says he thought it was a joke at first.

Meet Tony, one of the $50k #VaxFTW winners who still can’t believe he won! ????

More $50k winners will be picked on 6/11. ????

$1.5 MILLION winners will be picked on 6/15 as CA fully reopens. ????

Get vaccinated now to be be in the drawing for cash prizes!

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— Office of the Governor of California (@CAgovernor) June 10, 2021

“It’s been a rough year for me and everyone else. It’s nice to have this extra money coming in,” he said.

The state was unable to get a hold of two winners from last week, so a new winner here in Sacramento County and another in Monterey County will get the prize instead.

Come June 15, the day California is set to fully reopen its economy, the grand prize of the “Vax For The Win” effort will be announced. A total of 10 people who are fully vaccinated will get $1.5 million each.

Private companies are also stepping up their vaccine incentive programs.

Kaiser Permanente recently announced that anyone it vaccinates by July 9 will be entered in its ImmUNITY sweepstakes. Prizes include trips to theme parks and national parks, wellness retreats, healthy meal delivery, fitness equipment, and gym memberships.

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Friday’s “Vax For The Win” drawing is set to start at 10:30 a.m.

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Biden gets 56 percent approval rating in Fox News poll

President BidenJoe BidenBaltimore police chief calls for more 'boots on the ground' to handle crime wave Biden to deliver remarks at Sen. John Warner's funeral Garland dismisses broad review of politicization of DOJ under Trump MORE received a 56 percent approval rating in a recent Fox News poll.


Then number marks a slight increase from the 54 percent who approved of his performance in April and May. The poll also found 43 percent of voters disapprove of his performance.

Sixty-four percent of those surveyed approved of Biden's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, including four in 10 Republicans and nine in 10 Democrats, while 34 percent disapprove.

Biden’s handling of the pandemic has been his best issue overall in the polls. 

The high approval rating for the pandemic comes as many states have fully reopened for business and millions across the country have been fully vaccinated.

In regards to the start of the pandemic, 60 percent in the poll said they believe the virus was leaked from a lab in China with only 31 percent believing it was naturally occurring.

Although the lab leak theory used to be regarded as a conspiracy theory, new evidence has caused health officials to to take a second look.

Biden has ordered the intelligence community to review the origins of the coronavirus. 

The poll surveyed 1,001 registered voters from June 19 to June 22. It has a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.

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