Monday, April 4, 2005
ATLANTA – Double your fun with the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s new instant games. Play Heads or Tails for $1 and win up to $6,000 . Or play Double Blackjack, a $2 game, and win up to $30,000.
To play Heads or Tails, scratch off the entire play area. Get 2 HEADS or 2 TAILS in the same toss and win the PRIZE shown for that toss. Win up to three times! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $4, $5, $6, $10, $12, $15, $20, $30, $50, $150, $500 and the top prize of $6,000. Overall odds for Heads or Tails are 1 in 4.36.
To play Double Blackjack, scratch off the entire play area. If the total hand of any PLAYER beats the DEALER’S TOTAL on the same table, you win the prize shown for that PLAYER. If any PLAYER’S hand equals 21, you win all five prizes for that table. (A=11; J, Q, K=10) Win up to 10 times! Players can win a free ticket, $3, $5, $7, $10, $14, $21, $25, $35, $40, $50, $75, $100, $210, $500, $2,100 and the top prize of $30,000. Overall odds for Double Blackjack are 1 in 3.72.
Heads or Tails and Double Blackjack 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 $7.2 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.
For more information, please visit the Media Center on the GLC Web site at:
Play Responsibly – It’s All About Fun!
Georgia Lottery Corporation
Media Relations Department