Monday, October 13, 2003
ATLANTA – Two exciting new games join the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s lineup of instant fun. Enjoy a grand time with the $1 game Ten Grand, and win up to $10,000. Or find fun with Find the 9’s, a $2 game with a $39,000 top prize.
To play Ten Grand, scratch off the entire play area. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to the WINNING NUMBER and win the prize shown for that number. Get a “bill” symbol and instantly win the prize shown for that symbol. Win up to five times! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $5, $7, $10, $15, $25, $30, $40, $50, $150, $250 and the top prize of $10,000. Overall odds for Ten Grand are 1 in 4.76.
To play Find the 9’s, scratch off the entire play area. Get three “9’s” in any row, column or diagonal, within a game, and win the prize shown for that game. Get a “cash” symbol and instantly win $9 for that symbol. Players can win a free ticket, $3, $5, $6, $7, $9, $10, $19, $20, $29, $30, $39, $40, $49, $50, $59, $75, $100, $200, $500 and the top prize of $39,000. Overall odds for Find the 9’s are 1 in 3.99.
Ten Grand and Find the 9’s 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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