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September 6, 2002

GEAR UP FOR FALL WITH THREE NEW SCRATCHERS

Summer may be winding down, but fall is gearing up for fun, thanks to three new Scratchers games from the Missouri Lottery that really pay out the cash! "Triple Payout," "Count De Money" and "Solid Gold" will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 14.
The name of the game is " Triple Payout," and players will have triple the fun playing this new $1 game with a top prize of $9,000. To play "Triple Payout," match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either WINNING NUMBER and win the prize for that number. Reveal a "$$" symbol and win double the prize shown. Reveal a "$$$" symbol and win triple the prize shown. The overall odds of winning a prize, including free-ticket prizes, are 1 in 4.46, with 62.11 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 10,080,000 tickets ordered for this game.
Prize amounts for "Triple Payout" range from tickets to $9,000. Low-tier prizes are tickets, $2, $3, $4, $6 and $9. Mid-tier prizes are $30 and $60. High-tier prizes are $900 and $9,000.
Count on winning the haunting new $2 game, "Count De Money." There’s a lot of cash hiding under these tickets--including a top prize of $20,000! To play, match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either WINNING NUMBER and win the prize for that number.
Reveal a pumpkin symbol and win that prize automatically. Reveal a ghost symbol and win double that prize. The overall odds of winning a prize, including $2 prizes, are 1 in 4.25 with 65.15 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 1.68 million tickets ordered for this game.
Prize amounts for "Count De Money" range from $2 to $20,000. Low-tier prizes are $2, $4, $5, and $10. Mid-tier prizes are $30, $50, and $100. High-tier prizes are $500, $1,000, and $20,000.
Grab your shovels and washing pans! You’ll be digging for gold when you play "Solid Gold." This new $2 game, which has more than $4 million in prizes to be won and a top prize of $24,000, is sure to start a gold rush here in Missouri. To play, match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either WINNING NUMBER and win the prize for that number. Reveal a coin symbol and win that prize automatically. Reveal a gold nugget symbol and win all 10 prizes. The overall odds of winning a prize, including $2 prizes, are 1 in 3.28 with 66.38 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 3.12 million tickets ordered for this game.
Prize amounts for "Solid Gold" range from $2 to $24,000. Low-tier prizes are $2, $4, $5, $10 and $24. Mid-tier prizes are $30, $50 and $100. High-tier prizes are: $240; $300; $2,400; $3,000 and $24,000.
"Triple Payout," "Count De Money" and "Solid Gold" are the 427th, 428th and 429th instant games introduced since Missouri Lottery sales began in 1986. The Lottery has provided more than $1.8 billion to the state, including Missouri’s public education.

Starting July 1, Missouri Lottery players have 180 days instead of one year to claim Lottery prizes, as a result of a law change during the past legislative session.







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