November 22, 2011
$80 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-off offers instant millions
INDIANAPOLIS – Millions of dollars in prizes are up for grabs instantly on the Hoosier Lottery’s $80 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-off. At this time, nearly $40 million in instant prizes – including four prizes of $1 million – are still unclaimed on the Hoosier Lottery’s biggest-ever $10 Scratch-off.
“When people think of million-dollar wins they tend to think only of the Big Jackpot Games likePowerball, Hoosier Lotto or Mega Millions. People are sometimes shocked to find out that they can win a million dollars instantly on a Scratch-off,” said Al Larsen, Hoosier Lottery Public Relations Manager. “The Hoosier Lottery offers a handful of Scratch-offs with instant top prizes ranging from $1 million to $5 million, and $80 Million Cash Spectacular is one of those.”
The $80 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-off is one of four Hoosier Lottery Scratch-offs offering a top prize of at least $1 million. The game, which launched in January 2010, is designed to pay out $80 million in instant prizes, including eight $1 million prizes.
Nearly $40 million in cash prizes ($39,598,400), on more than 1.5 million winning tickets, is still unclaimed at this time including more than 60 prizes of $10,000 or more. To date, the $80 Million Cash Spectacular Scratch-off’s million-dollar winners have been in Boswell, Portage, Muncie and Orleans.
The game costs $10 and is available at most Hoosier Lottery retailers across the state. An up to date list of all unclaimed prizes is available at www.hoosierlottery.com.
The Hoosier Lottery is committed to providing innovative and entertaining lottery games for the benefit of the citizens of Indiana. In fiscal year 2011, the Hoosier Lottery generated $188 million in net income which was used to significantly reduce the motor vehicle excise tax for all Hoosier drivers and also supported the pension funds for retired Indiana teachers, police and firefighters. Player prizes for the fiscal year totaled $495 million and $56 million was earned by Indiana retailers on the sale of Hoosier Lottery products.
Since its inception in 1989, the Hoosier Lottery has produced nearly $4 billion in net income for the citizens of Indiana, nearly $1 billion in commissions and bonuses for participating Indiana retailers, and has paid out more than $8.4 billion in player prizes.
The Hoosier Lottery reminds players to always play responsibly.
For more information, please contact Al Larsen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-264-4805.