Thursday, December 8, 2005
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery introduces its two newest instant games, Wild Cherry and $100,000 Club. Play Wild Cherry for $1 and win up to $5,500. Or play $100,000 Club, a $3 game, and win up to $100,000.
To play Wild Cherry, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like symbols in the same game and win the prize shown for that game. Get a “CHERRY” symbol and instantly win the prize shown for that game. Win up to three times! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $4, $5, $10, $15, $20, $30, $40, $50, $100, $500 or the $5,500 top prize. Overall odds for Wild Cherry are 1 in 4.34.
To play $100,000 Club, scratch off the entire play area. Count up the total number of “CLUB” symbols and see the PRIZE LEGEND for prize won. Get a “STAR” symbol and instantly win $30. Players can win a free ticket, $5, $10, $20, $30, $50, $100, $200, $500, $10,000 and the top prize of $100,000. Overall odds for $100,000 Club are 1 in 3.66.
Wild Cherry and $100,000 Club are now on sale at lottery retailers statewide. 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 $7.8 billion to the state of Georgia for education. All Georgia Lottery profits go to pay for specific educational programs including Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program and Georgia's Prekindergarten Program. More than 900,000 students have received HOPE Scholarships, and more than 700,000 4-year-olds have attended the statewide, voluntary prekindergarten program.
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