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October 16 , 2000

PLAYERS CAN WIN CASH INSTANTLY WITH TWO NEW INSTANT GAMES FROM THE DELAWARE LOTTERY

DOVER, DE - The Delaware Lottery this week is introducing two new Instant Games called WINNING BID and 8 BALL. Tickets for WINNING BID and 8 BALL cost $1.  Top prize for WINNING BID is $5,000, and top prize for 8 BALL is $800. 

In WINNING BID, players can win up to five times on a ticket.  To play, players scratch off the play area to reveal dollar amounts. If the player matches any of your bid amountsto the winning bid amount, the player wins the amount shown. WINNING BID offers 53,661 prizes with a total value of $137,900.  The average odds of winning are 1 in 4.47, based on the sale of all 240,000 tickets ordered for this game. 

To play 8 BALL, players uncover the play area to reveal numbers and dollar amounts. If the player matches the your ball number to any of the pocket numbers, the player wins the prize shown for that pocket. If the player gets an "8 ball" symbol, the player wins $8 in cash instantly.  Players can win up to six times on each 8 BALL ticket. The 8 BALL game offers 58,568 prizes with a total value of $140,160.   Average odds of winning 8 BALL are 1 in 4.10, based on the sale of all 240,000 tickets printed for this game. 

Both Instant Games are now available at all Delaware Lottery Retailers.