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2001 Press Releases

November 5, 2001

NEW INSTANT GAMES ARE GREAT FOR HOLIDAY GIVING

DOVER, DE - This week the Delaware Lottery is introducing three new Instant Games: SCRATCH, SHAKE & SHIVER; PHARAOH'S GOLD; and A WREATH OF FRANKLINS.

The SCRATCH, SHAKE & SHIVER Instant Game offers players a chance to win up to ten times on each $2 ticket. Players can win one of two $10,000 top cash prizes, plus seven other cash prizes from $2 to $1,000. Over 20,000 lucky winners will win $10 playing SCRATCH, SHAKE & SHIVER. The SCRATCH, SHAKE & SHIVER Instant Game offers 130,982 prizes with a value of $672,000. The average odds of winning are 1 in 3.66, based on the sale of all 480,000 tickets ordered for this game.

PHARAOH'S GOLD is the new $1 Instant Game that offers players a chance to win one of four top cash prizes worth $2,500, plus eight other cash prizes from $1 to $500. The PHARAOH'S GOLD Instant Game offers 104,756 prizes with a value of $273,800. The average odds of winning are 1 in 4.58, based on the sale of all 480,000 tickets printed for this game.

'Tis the season to spread a little holiday cheer with the new $1 A WREATH OF FRANKLINS Instant Game. Three hundred lucky winners will be awarded a top cash prize worth $100, plus players have a chance to win seven other cash prizes from $1 to $50. Over $270,000 in cash prizes will be awarded in the A WREATH OF FRANKLINS Instant Game. A WREATH OF FRANKLINS offers 108,700 prizes with a value of $274,000. Average odds of winning are 1 in 4.42, based on the sale of all 480,000 game tickets printed.

The three new Instant Games are available now at all Delaware Lottery Retailers.
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $1.1 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 including POWERBALL®, LOTTO, Rolldown®, PLAY 3 and PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games.
Tickets for the Delaware Lottery's new LOTTO game (formerly ALL CASH LOTTO) go on sale Saturday, November 3. Several changes have been implemented in this traditional game to increase excitement for LOTTO players and raise interest among potential players.