Three New Instant Games Join Pennsylvania Lottery’s Lineup - More than $73 Million in Total Cash Prizes Available
Middletown – January 20, 2011 - Three new Pennsylvania Lottery instant games go on sale Tuesday, Jan. 25: Diamonds and 7s, Lucky Emerald 8s and Pot O’ Gold.
Diamonds and 7s, a $10 ticket, offers 15 top prizes of $250,000 and more than $50 million in total cash prizes. Players can win up to 15 times on a ticket. When any of YOUR NUMBERS match any of the WINNING NUMBERS, win the prize shown under the matching number. Reveal a “DIAMOND” (DMND) symbol, win the prize shown under it automatically. Reveal a “7” (SVN) symbol, win seven times the prize shown under it. Reveal a “DIAMOND 7” (DMND7) symbol, win all 15 prizes shown. The overall odds of winning a Diamonds and 7s prize are 1-in-3.58.
Lucky Emerald 8s is a new $5 instant game from the Pennsylvania Lottery, and it offers 10 top prizes of $80,000 and more than $16 million in total cash prizes. Players can win up to 12 times on each ticket. Reveal an “EMERALD” (EMERALD) symbol, win the prize shown to the right of the symbol. Reveal an “8” (EIGHT) symbol, win eight times the prize shown to the right of it. Reveal a “GREEN 8” (GEIGHT) symbol, win $80 instantly. The game’s overall odds are 1-in-4.08.
To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, the Pennsylvania Lottery is introducing Pot O’ Gold, a new $2 instant ticket. It offers 17 top prizes of $17,000 and more than $7 million in total cash prizes. Players can win up to 10 times on each ticket. When any of YOUR NUMBERS match either WINNING NUMBER, win the prize shown under the matching number. Get a “LEPRECHAUN” (LEPCH) symbol, win double the prize shown under it. Get a “POT OF GOLD” (PTGOLD) symbol, win all 10 prizes shown. The overall odds of winning a Pot O’ Gold prize are 1-in-4.60.
Prizes, including top prizes, are subject to availability at the time of purchase.
About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since its inception 38 years ago, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed more than $20.1 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates; free transit and reduced-fare shared rides; the low-cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including more than 600 full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state. The Pennsylvania Lottery reminds its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.
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