Monday, January 5, 2004
ATLANTA – Valentine’s Day can be even sweeter with the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s two new instant games. Play Hearts and Roses, a $2 game, and win up to $14,000. Or play 7 Times Lucky for $3 and win up to $100,000.
To play Hearts and Roses, scratch off the entire play area. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either of the SWEETHEART NUMBERS and win the prize shown for that number. Get a “cupid” symbol and instantly win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol. Win up to eight times! Players can win a free ticket, $3, $4, $5, $8, $10, $14, $16, $24, $30, $40, $50, $75, $100, $500, $1,400 and the top prize of $14,000. Overall odds for Hearts and Roses are 1 in 4.03.
To play 7 Times Lucky, scratch off the entire play area. Find YOUR LUCKY NUMBER in any game below and win the prize shown for each YOUR LUCKY NUMBER found in that game. Get a “clover” symbol and instantly win seven times the prize shown for that game. Win up to 28 times! Players can win a free ticket, $4, $5, $6, $7, $10, $14, $21, $24, $28, $35, $40, $49, $70, $100, $140, $500, $1,400 and the top prize of $100,000. Overall odds for 7 Times Lucky are 1 in 3.63.
Hearts and Roses and 7 Times Lucky 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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