FOUR-DIGIT DELAWARE LICENSE PLATES AWARDED
DOVER, DE -.- All the winners of four-digit
license plates selected in a second chance drawing of LICENSE TO
WIN Instant Game tickets have now claimed their prizes.
The four winners and their new license plate numbers are: Ronald
J. Stanley, Bear, Tag 7683; Dennis K. Casper, Georgetown, Tag 6278;
Scott & Kathleen Alexander, Hockessin, Tag 7208; Kathy Hewett,
New Castle, Tag 8057.
Five of the original 12 four-digit license plate numbers offered
in the game remain unclaimed: 8215, 9637, 9759, 9791 and 9857. The
numbers are awarded to winners on a "first claimed/first choice"
basis. Players can find out which four-digit license plate numbers
remain unclaimed by calling the Player Information Line at 800-338-6200
(in Delaware), 302-736-1436 (out of state) or by visiting delottery.com.
All license plate winners receive a Winner Certificate and a letter
describing the procedures required for registering the license plate
number with DMV. They also receive a
$50 cash prize that may be applied toward registration, documentation
or transfer fees associated with titling a motor vehicle with the
tag prize. Lottery officials point out that the cash prize may not
cover all fees and costs incurred by the winner.
Developed in conjunction with the Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles
(DMV) and the Delaware Tourism Office (DTO), the LICENSE TO WIN
Instant Game ticket features the state
brand button with the slogan: "Delaware: It's Good Being First."
The Instant Game went on sale in May at more than 450 Delaware Lottery
Retailers throughout the state and will remain on sale through November.
Eight of the 12 four-digit Delaware license plates in the game are
instant prizes; the other four were awarded in the second chance
drawing held October 11, 2002. To enter the second chance drawing,
players completed the back of a non-winning LICENSE TO WIN ticket
and sent it into the Lottery Office in Dover by 4:30 p.m. on September
In addition to the 12 four-digit Delaware license plates, there
are 107,884 cash prizes with a value of $312,600, including 272
top cash prizes each worth $100, in the LICENSE TO WIN Instant Game.
The average odds of winning a cash prize are 1 in 4.45, based on
the sale of all 480,000 tickets ordered for this game.
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has
contributed more than $1.4 billion to the state's General Fund to
help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware.
The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, LOTTO, PLAY
3, PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games.