Monday, June 14, 2004
ATLANTA – You don’t have to be a world athlete to win gold this summer with the Georgia Lottery Corporation’s new instant games. Play 24K, a new $3 game, and win up to a golden $75,000 . Or play the new $1 game Quick 50 and win up to $550.
To play 24K, 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 “gold bar” symbol and instantly win $24! Win up to 12 times! Players can win a free ticket, $4, $5, $7, $9, $12, $18, $24, $36, $48, $60, $80, $100, $500, $1,500 and the top prize of $75,000. Overall odds for 24K are 1 in 3.63.
To play Quick 50, scratch off the entire play area. Get three like amounts and win that amount. Get a “bill” symbol in the BONUS BOX and instantly win $50. Players can win a free ticket, $2, $3, $5, $7, $10, $25, $50, $75, $500 and the top prize of $550. Overall odds for Quick 50 are 1 in 4.81.
24K and Quick 50 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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