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DIAMONDS ARE A LOTTERY PLAYER’S BEST FRIEND Lottery’s Three New Instant Games Include “$25,000 Diamonds”
Monday, April 04, 2005
Media Contact:  Gretchen Vanhorn
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NASHVILLE - The Tennessee Lottery introduces three new instant games this week, including the new $2 game “$25,000 Diamonds,” in which players have the opportunity to instantly win up to $25,000. Details about “$25,000 Diamonds” and the other two new instant ticket games include:

$25,000 Diamonds, a red, white, and blue $2 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $25,000. Count up the total number of “Diamond” symbols check the prize legend for the prize won. Overall odds are 1 in 3.87.



Bank Roll, a white and dark blue $1 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $5,000. Get two like amounts and win that amount! Overall odds are 1 in 4.84.



Emerald Green 8’s, a green $5 ticket, is a game in which players can instantly win up to $88,888. Find a black “eight” symbol and win the prize shown for that symbol. Find a green “eight” symbol and win double the prize shown for that symbol. Find an “emerald” symbol and instantly win $100! Overall odds are 1 in 3.29.



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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