Tuesday, September 9, 2003
ATLANTA – Heat up or cool down with the Georgia Lottery Corporation's two new instant games. For red-hot fun, play Red Hot 7's, a $2 game, and win up to $27,000 . Or groove to the cool blues with Classic Cash Blues, a $5 game with a $125,000 top prize.
To play Red Hot 7's, scratch off the entire play area. Find a black "7" symbol and win the prize shown for that symbol. Find a RED "7" symbol and win TRIPLE the prize shown for that symbol. Win up to 10 times! Players can win a free ticket, $3, $4, $7, $9, $14, $21, $27, $37, $57, $70, $170, $570 and the top prize of $27,000. Overall odds for Red Hot 7's are 1 in 3.95.
To play Classic Cash Blues, scratch off the entire play area. Find a black "guitar" symbol and win the prize shown for that symbol. Find a BLUE "guitar" symbol and win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol. Find a BLUE "horn" symbol and instantly win all 16 prizes shown. Win up to 16 times! Players can win a free ticket, $5, $8, $10, $12, $16, $20, $25, $35, $45, $55, $65, $100, $500, $2,500 and the top prize of $125,000. Overall odds for Classic Cash Blues are 1 in 3.29.
Red Hot 7's and Classic Cash Blues 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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