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March 22, 2002

ON A ROLL FOR DOUGH

You’ll be holding the luckiest card in the deck when you play the newest $1 Scratchers game from the Missouri Lottery, "Ace in the Hole." If you’re holding the ace, you not only beat the dealer, but break the bank as well. "Ace in the Hole" offers a top prize of $2,500 and the chance to win up to four times on a single ticket. Plus, don’t miss your chance to keep the dice rolling in your favor when you play the newest $2 Scratchers game, "Luck of the Dice." The game offers players a top prize of $30,000 and a chance to win up to six times on a single ticket. Players will get their chance to win big money from these new games starting March 30.
To play "Ace in the Hole," if YOUR CARD beats the DEALER’S CARD, you win the prize for that game. Reveal an ace symbol in the HOLE CARD and win all four prizes. The overall odds of winning a prize, including free-ticket prizes, are 1 in 4.67 with 62.45 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 7.2 million tickets ordered for this game.
Prize amounts for "Ace in the Hole" range from a free ticket to $2,500. Low-tier prizes are tickets, $2, $5 and $10. The mid-tier prizes are $30 and $60. High-tier prizes are $250 and $2,500.
To play "Luck of the Dice," if any ROLL adds up to seven or 11, you win the prize for that ROLL. Reveal a star symbol in any ROLL and win all six prizes. The overall odds of winning a prize, including $2 prizes, are 1 in 4.40 with 66.30 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 3.12 million tickets ordered for this game.
Prize amounts for "Luck of the Dice" range from a free $2 to $30,000. Low-tier prizes are $2, $5 and $10. The mid-tier prizes are $30, $50 and $100. High-tier prizes are $300, $3,000 and $30,000.
"Ace in the Hole" and "Luck of the Dice" are the 404th and 405th instant games introduced since Missouri Lottery sales began in 1986. The Lottery has provided more than $1.7 billion to the state, including Missouri’s public education.
NOTE: For current information on prizes remaining in a Scratchers game, call (573) 751-4050, or e-mail us at webmail@molottery.com.





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