Illinois Lottery Debuts New Instant Games
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CHICAGO, IL – August 12, 2014 –The Illinois Lottery released four new instant games this month. Millionaire, the SCRABBLE™ instant lottery game, Lucky 7’s and Aces and 8s offer players multiple chances to win big prizes. These games join popular instant games like Music Series and ongoing numbers games like Lucky Day Lotto.
For the first time, players can win $1 million prize on a $5 ticket! The Illinois Lottery is giving Illinoisans more chances to become a millionaire with the new, appropriately-named instant game, Millionaire. This instant game gives players up to 15 chances to win up to $1 million. Overall odds of winning a prize on Millionaire are 1-in-4.02.
One of America’s favorite board games has been transformed into a lottery ticket! The SCRABBLE instant lottery game is a $3 game that closely resembles the traditional word game. Like the original game, players have the chance to create words – but on this lottery ticket, up to $50,000 can be won. The SCRABBLE instant lottery game is also available in three vibrant colors. Overall odds of winning a prize on the SCRABBLE instant lottery game are 1-in-3.90.
Feeling lucky? Test out your good fortune on the new $1 instant game, Lucky 7’s. Players have the chance to win up to $7,000 with its tic-tac-toe game style. Overall odds of winning on Lucky 7’s are 1-in-4.59.
Players who fancy classic card games can try their hand at the new Aces and 8s. This $2 instant game gives players a chance to win up to $20,000. Overall odds of winning a prize on Aces and 8s are 1-in-4.53.
Players can purchase Millionaire, the SCRABBLE instant lottery game, Lucky 7’s and Aces and 8s at more than 8,200 Lottery retailers statewide.
SCRABBLE, the associated logo, the design of the distinctive SCRABBLE brand game board, and the distinctive letter tile designs are trademarks of Hasbro in the United States and Canada. © 2014 Hasbro. All Rights Reserved. Licensed by Hasbro.
Founded in 1974, the Illinois Lottery has contributed over $18 billion to the state’s Common School Fund to assist K-12 public schools, as well as hundreds of millions of dollars to the Capital Projects Fund and to special causes like Illinois Veterans, the fight against breast cancer, MS research, and assistance for people living with HIV/AIDS. In addition to playing in-store, the Illinois Lottery offers online and mobile play for Mega Millions, Powerball and Lotto at www.illinoislottery.com. Players must be at least 18 years old.