Monday, February 13, 2006
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery is packing on the fun for the month of February with two new instant games, Hot 7’s and Panda-Money-Um. Play Hot 7’s for $1 and win up to $7,500. Or play Panda-Money-Um, a $2 game, and win up to $35,000.
To play Hot 7’s, scratch off the entire play area. Get three “7” symbols in any row, column or diagonal and win the prize shown. Players can win a free ticket, $2, $5, $10, $15, $20, $50, $100, $500 or the $7,500 top prize. Overall odds for Hot 7’s are 1 in 4.40.
To play Panda-Money-Um, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like numbers in any row, column or diagonal in the same game and win the prize shown for that game. Players can win a free ticket, $3, $5, $7, $8, $10, $12, $15, $20, $25, $35, $50, $70, $100, $170, $500 and the top prize of $35,000. Overall odds for Panda-Money-Um are 1 in 4.38.
Hot 7’s and Panda-Money-Um go on sale Feb. 14 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 $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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