Thursday, August 31, 2006
ATLANTA – It's election time! Cast your ballot in the Georgia Lottery's Lucky Dog and Fat Cat Contest. Visit www.galottery.com from Sept. 1 through Sept. 10 to vote for your favorite Lucky Dog and Fat Cat. The winning pets will be featured on the new upcoming Lucky Dog and Fat Cat instant tickets from the Georgia Lottery.
A total of 15 dogs and 15 cats appear on the Georgia Lottery's Web site for public viewing. Participants can vote for one dog and one cat per login session. The five top scoring dogs and five top scoring cats, as voted by the general public, will be deemed the winners.
The winning dogs will appear on the upcoming $2 Lucky Dog instant game tickets. The winning cats will appear on the upcoming $2 Fat Cat instant game tickets. Lucky Dog and Fat Cat tickets go on sale at Georgia Lottery retailers on or about January 2, 2007.
For complete details, please read the official contest rules at www.galottery.com.
Since its first year, the Georgia Lottery Corporation has returned over $8.4 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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