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“STRIKE IT RICH” WITH THE TENNESSEE LOTTERY’S NEWEST INSTANT GAMES
Tuesday, March 01, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
(615) 324-6554 Office
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NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Lottery introduces three new instant games this week, including the new $2 game “Strike it Rich” where players have the opportunity to instantly win up to $30,000. Details about “Strike it Rich” and the other two new instant ticket games include:

Strike it Rich, a green and yellow $2 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $30,000. Match any of “your numbers” to either of the “winning numbers” and win the prize shown for that number. Get a double dollar “$$” symbol and instantly win that prize. Get a “coin” symbol in the bonus box and instantly win all 10 prizes! Overall odds are 1 in 3.71.



Queen of Hearts, a white and purple $2 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $20,000. If “your card” beats the “dealer’s card” within a hand, you win the prize shown for that hand. Get a “Q” symbol and instantly win $25. Overall odds are 1 in 3.63.



Lucky Times 3, a white, yellow, and green $1 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $3,333. Get three number 3’s in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal row win the prize in the prize box. Overall odds are 1 in 4.94.



The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first instant tickets on January 20, 2004. Proceeds as of December 31, 2004, have resulted in transfers to the Lottery for Education Account of $231.2 million, in addition to more than $2 million for after-school programs. All Lottery profits will go to pay for specific education programs in Tennessee, which initially include HOPE Scholarships.

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