Monday, July 12, 2004
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corporation’s two new instant games are a treasure map to fun and excitement. Play Buried Treasure for $2, and win up to $35,000 . Or play Cash In, a $3 game, and win up to$100,000.
To play Buried Treasure, scratch off the entire play area. Find a “coin” symbol and win the prize shown for that symbol. Find a “chest” symbol and instantly win all nine prizes shown. Players can win a free ticket, $3, $6, $9, $18, $27, $36, $45, $54, $100, $180, $900 and the top prize of $35,000. Overall odds for Buried Treasure are 1 in 3.96.
To play Cash In, scratch off the entire play area. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any of the WINNING NUMBERS and win the prize shown for that number. Get a “bill” symbol and instantly win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol. Get a “moneybag” symbol and instantly win $30. Win up to 12 times! Players can win a free ticket, $4, $5, $7, $8, $10, $14, $16, $20, $28, $30, $32, $40, $50, $60, $100, $1,000 and the top prize of $100,000. Overall odds for Cash In are 1 in 3.76.
Buried Treasure and Cash In go on sale at lottery retailers statewide today. Prizes up to $599 can be claimed at any location where lottery instant tickets are sold. Players who win prizes over $599 may claim their winnings at one of the seven Georgia Lottery district offices. These are located in Dalton, Duluth, Columbus, Macon, Augusta, Thomasville, Savannah, and at the GLC headquarters in Atlanta. Winners can also mail a completed claim form, along with the signed winning ticket, to the GLC headquarters.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $6 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs. These include Georgia’s HOPE scholarship program; a statewide, voluntary pre-kindergarten program for four-year-olds; and a wide range of technological and capital upgrades for the state’s schools, technical institutes, colleges, universities and public libraries.
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