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Ring in the New Year with a Little “Heavy Metal”
Tuesday, January 2, 2007
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January 5, 2007

Ring in the New Year with “Heavy Metal”
Platinum Payout instant ticket available at retailers this week!

NASHVILLE – What better way to ring in a New Year than with a little “heavy metal?” The Tennessee Lottery kicks off 2007 by introducing three new instant ticket games, including “Platinum Payout,” a $5 ticket that offers a chance to win $100,000 in an instant.

Also available this week are “Fat Cat” and “Hearts Are Wild.” Details include:

“Fat Cat” – Win up to $5,000 instantly on each $1 ticket. Match any of your numbers to the winning number and win the prize shown for that number.

“Hearts Are Wild” – Win up to $20,000 instantly on this $2 ticket. Get three like amounts and you win that amount. Get a “heart” symbol in the bonus area and win the bonus amount instantly.

You can find these, as well as other Tennessee Lottery products, at participating Lottery retailers throughout the state.

The Tennessee Lottery began selling its first tickets on January 20, 2004. As of September 30, 2006, the Lottery has raised more than $699.1 million to fund specific education programs, including college scholarships, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs. For more information, please visit For information about Lottery-funded scholarships, visit

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