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2005 Press Releases

February 24, 2005

DELAWARE WOMAN TO SPIN WHEEL OF FORTUNE COURTESY OF THE DELAWARE LOTTERY

Dover, DE -- Linda Boyle, 38-years-old, of Millsboro, Delaware is having a fantastic spin with luck. Boyle entered the Delaware Lottery's WHEEL OF FORTUNEâ Instant Game second-chance drawing and won a trip to sunny California to audition on the globally-televised game show Wheel of Fortune.

"I just got back from the California two weeks ago where I attended the Grammies," explained Boyle. "I won that trip in another contest I entered and took my daughter with me to see the stars."

Boyle has a winning history with the Delaware Lottery. The 38-year-old said that she frequently plays Delaware Lottery Instant Games and will continue to play - and why wouldn't she with all of her past success! "I won the TABASCOâ HOT CASH second-chance drawing prize package this past Fall, and a Betty Boop prize package in the Spring of 2003."

Boyle was selected as the grand-prize winner of the WHEEL OF FORTUNE second-chance drawing and won a four-day, three-night trip for two to Hollywood, California. Her prize package includes, airfare, hotel, $1,000 in spending money, two seating passes to a taping of the Wheel of Fortune TV game show and an audition for a chance to become a contestant on the Wheel of Fortune television game show.

She will be traveling to sunny California with her fiancé. "We might extend our trip and go to Las Vegas and get married," said an excited Boyle.

53 SECOND CHANCE DRAWING WINNERS

The Delaware Lottery hosts many special second-chance drawings for their family of games. The WHEEL OF FORTUNE second-chance drawing was conducted at the Delaware Lottery Office
in Dover on January 20, 2005, yielding 53 winners including a grand-prize winner. The 53 winners were randomly selected to win Wheel of Fortune merchandise packages including a polar fleece jacket, leather travel bag, blanket/pillow, sports shirt (set of two), baseball cap and t-shirt.

Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has contributed more than
$1.8 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®, MULTI-WIN LOTTO, PLAY 3, PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games.