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2002 Press Releases

July 09, 2002


DOVER, DE - POWERBALL® INSTANT MILLIONAIRE TV GAME SHOW, the newest $3 Instant Game from the Delaware Lottery, offers players a chance to go to Las Vegas and appear on the POWERBALL Instant Millionaire TV Game Show. On-air contestants compete for prizes ranging from $1,000 to $1 million while selected at-home players win at least $100 and could win as much as $10,000 during the show.

For a chance to be selected as either an on-air or at-home contestant on the weekly televised game show, players must fill out the back of a non-winning POWERBALL INSTANT MILLIONAIRE TV GAME SHOW Instant Game tickets and it mail to: Delaware State Lottery, PB Instant Millionaire TV Game Show, P.O. Box 319 Cheswold, DE 19936-0319. The first drawing to select contestants will be held in August. One on-air and six at-home contestants will be selected to represent the Delaware Lottery during each show. The first show airs on Saturday, October 5. Delaware Lottery officials recommend checking local TV listings, or, for air times and stations.

Players selected to appear on the POWERBALL Instant Millionaire TV Game Show will receive an all expense paid trip for two to Las Vegas, including a four-day, three-night stay at the Venetian Resort Hotel and Casino and $750 spending money. During the half-hour show, contestants representing participating lotteries across the country will be randomly selected to play games of chance. Contestants will be eliminated throughout the show; one finalist will have a chance to win a grand prize of $1 million.

The POWERBALL INSTANT MILLIONAIRE TV GAME SHOW Instant Game also features a top cash prize worth $12,000, plus nine other cash prize levels ranging from $3 to $120. There are 12 chances to win cash prizes on each ticket. The Instant Game offers cash 63,702 prizes with a value of $415,400. Average odds of winning a cash prize are 1 in 3.77, based on the sale of all 240,000 game tickets printed.

Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than $1.3 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. More information is available at