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February 25, 2019


Dover Resident Gets Chance To Win Up To $1 Billion

Dover, DE — Cynthia Wills of Dover will be heading to Las Vegas for a chance to win up to $1 Billion Dollars in the WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET Instant Game BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE. Ms. Wills won this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity through the WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET second chance promotion.

“I’m very overwhelmed,” said Wills about being selected for the promotion. “My birthday is March 1st and I was telling my fiancé I wanted to go for my birthday!”

Ms. Wills won a trip for two to Las Vegas from April 14th – April 17th where she will have a chance to win up to $1 Billion Dollars. “What an amazing opportunity for Ms. Wills,” said Vernon Kirk, Director of the Delaware Lottery. “All of us at the Delaware Lottery are extremely excited for her.”

Stay tuned to find out if Cynthia Wills can become Delaware’s first billion-dollar winner at the BILLION DOLLAR CHALLENGE.

The WILLY WONKA GOLDEN TICKET Instant Game was created by Scientific Games International, Inc. in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

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About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP), a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, extends the Studio’s powerful portfolio of entertainment brands and franchises into the lives of fans around the world. WBCP partners with best-in-class licensees globally on an award-winning range of toys, fashion, home décor, and publishing inspired by franchises and properties such as DC, Wizarding World, Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera. The division’s successful global themed entertainment business includes groundbreaking experiences such as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi. With innovative global licensing and merchandising programs, retail initiatives, promotional partnerships and themed experiences, WBCP is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.