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October 10, 2002

RAKE IN THE GREEN THIS FALL

Rake in the green this fall with three new Scratchers games from the Missouri Lottery that really let loose of the cash! "7-11-21," "Crossword" and "$100,000 Payday" will go on sale Oct. 12.

Players will have all the fun playing "7-11-21," a $1 game that offers a top prize of $2,100 and the chance to win up to five time on each ticket. To play "7-11-21," add the cards in each hand. If the total equals 7, 11 or 21, you win the prize for that hand. The overall odds of winning a prize, including free-ticket prizes, are 1 in 4.61 with 62.17 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 10,080,000 tickets ordered for this game.

Prize amounts for "7-11-21" range from tickets to $2,100. Low-tier prizes are tickets, $2, $4, $7 and $17. Mid-tier prizes are $27 and $77. High-tier prizes are $250 and $2,100.

Have fun with words and win up to $50,000 with the new $3 "Crossword" Scratchers game. To play, scratch YOUR LETTERS to reveal 18 letters. Rub all corresponding letters in the CROSSWORD PUZZLE. The letters on the CROSSWORD PUZZLE will turn dark blue when rubbed. Completely match and rub four or more words in the CROSSWORD PUZZLE and win the corresponding prize in the PRIZE LEGEND. Only one prize may be claimed per ticket. The overall odds of winning a prize, including $3 prizes, are 1 in 3.48 with 66.37 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 1.92 million tickets ordered for this game.

Prize amounts for "Crossword" range from $3 to $50,000. Low-tier prizes are $3, $6, $10 and $25. The mid-tier prize is $50. High-tier prizes are $500, $5,000 and $50,000.

Every day is payday with the new $5 Scratchers game, "$100,000 Payday." The game offers a chance to win a top prize of $100,000 and up to 20 chances to win on each ticket. To play, match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any WINNING NUMBER and win the prize for that number. Reveal a dollar-bill symbol and win that prize automatically. Reveal a "PAYDAY" symbol and win all 20 prizes! The overall odds of winning a prize, including $5 prizes, are 1 in 3.24 with 68.7 percent of sales returned to players as prizes. There have been 2.04 million tickets ordered for this game.

Prize amounts for "$100,000 Payday" range from $5 to $100,000. Low-tier prizes are $5, $10, $15 and $25. Mid-tier prizes are $50 and $100. High-tier prizes are $500, $1,000, $10,000 and $100,000.

"7-11-21," "Crossword" and "$100,000 Payday" are the 430th, 431st and 432nd 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.

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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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