Monday, November 10, 2003
ATLANTA – The Georgia Lottery Corporation’s two new instant games are a dynamic duo! Double your fun with the $1 game Double Joker and win up to $5,000. Or go for the gold with Gold 7’s, a $3 game, and win up to $77,000.
To play Double Joker, scratch off the entire play area. Match any of YOUR CARDS to the WINNING CARD and win the prize shown for that card. Get a “Joker” symbol and instantly win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol. Win up to six times! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $4, $6, $10, $20, $50, $100, $500 and the top prize of $5,000. Overall odds for Double Joker are 1 in 4.66.
To play Gold 7’s, scratch off the entire play area. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any of the WINNING NUMBERS and win the prize shown for that number. Get a “7” symbol and instantly win all 12 prizes. Win up to 12 times! Players can win a free ticket, $4, $5, $7, $9, $12, $18, $24, $36, $48, $55, $77, $100, $180, $500, $1,500 and the top prize of $77,000. Overall odds for Gold 7’s are 1 in 3.68.
Double Joker and Gold 7’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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