Monday, October 23, 2006
ATLANTA – 'Tis the season to be jolly with two new instant games from the Georgia Lottery Corporation. Play Holiday Cash for $1 and win up to $2,500. Or play Bah Humbucks, a $5 game, and win up to $225,000!
To play Holiday Cash, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like symbols in the same game and win the prize shown for that game. Get a "candycane" symbol and instantly win $25. Win up to three times on each ticket! Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $4, $5, $9, $10, $15, $25, $30, $40, $50, $100, $500 and the top prize of $2,500. Overall odds for Holiday Cash are 1 in 4.43.
To play Bah Humbucks, 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 "hat" symbol and instantly win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol. Get a "money bag" symbol and instantly win five TIMES the PRIZE shown for that symbol. Win up to 15 times on each ticket! Players can win a free ticket, $5, $8, $10, $15, $20, $25, $35, $50, $75, $100, $500, $1,500, $15,000 and the top prize of $225,000. Overall odds for Bah Humbucks are 1 in 3.50.
Holiday Cash and Bah Humbucks are 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 Georgia Lottery headquarters in Atlanta. Winners can also mail a completed claim form, along with the signed winning ticket, to the Georgia Lottery headquarters.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $8.6 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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