Monday, November 22, 2004
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corporation’s new instant games are shimmering! Enjoy nuggets of fun with Silver & Gold for $2 and win up to $37,777 . Or play Cash Wallet, a $1 game, and win up to $5,000.
To play Silver & Gold, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like symbols in any row, column or diagonal within a game and win the prize shown for that game. Get three “moneybag” symbols in any row, column or diagonal within a game and instantly win BOTH prizes shown. Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $5, $7, $10, $17, $20, $27, $37, $50, $77, $100, $177, $577 and the top prize of $37,777. Overall odds for Silver & Gold are 1 in 3.67.
To play Cash Wallet, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like amounts and win that amount. Get a “cash” symbol and instantly win $20. Players can win a free ticket, $2, $5, $10, $15, $20, $50, $100, $500 and the top prize of $5,000. Overall odds for Cash Wallet are 1 in 4.44.
Silver & Gold and Cash Wallet 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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