Monday, November 8, 2004
ATLANTA – 5-4-3-2-1… The countdown to 2005 begins with two new instant games from the Georgia Lottery Corporation. Play Weekly Bonus 2005 for $3 and win up to $2,005 a week for a year . Or double your fun with Winter Green Doubler, a $1 game, and win up to $8,000.
To play Weekly Bonus 2005, 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 “horn” symbol and instantly win all 12 prizes shown. Win up to 12 times! Players can win a free ticket, $3, $6, $9, $12, $15, $18, $24, $27, $30, $36, $45, $60, $90, $144, $540, $1,200 and the top prize of $104,260 ($2,005 a week for a year). Overall odds for Weekly Bonus 2005 are 1 in 3.85.
To play Winter Green Doubler, scratch off the entire play area. Get two like amounts and win that amount. Get two like amounts and a “$$” symbol and instant win DOUBLE that amount! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6, $8, $10, $12, $16, $20, $32, $40, $50, $80, $100, $200 and the top prize of $8,000. Overall odds for Winter Green Doubler are 1 in 4.51.
Weekly Bonus 2005 and Winter Green Doubler 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 $7 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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