March 1, 2012
Scratch-off full of high-carat prizes
INDIANAPOLIS – PopCap Games’ worldwide video game hit, Bejeweled®, is coming to the Hoosier Lottery. Starting March 1, fans of Bejeweled in the Hoosier state have new ways to enjoy the game and win!
The Hoosier Lottery’s new BEJEWELED Diamond Doubler Scratch-off offers instant prizes up to $20,000. The $2 game is available at retailers across the state and is loaded with $50 prizes.
Players may also enter their non-winning BEJEWELED Diamond Doubler tickets into a Hoosier Lottery mylottery 2nd chance promotion for shots at high-carat cash prizes. In April, May and June, 20 2nd chance winners will receive $500. One lucky 2nd chance grand-prize winner will walk away with $15,000.
A mylottery account is free to sign up for at hoosierlottery.com for players 18 and older, is customizable and provides exclusive offers and benefits such as coupons, newsletters, winning number alerts and jackpot alerts.
Fun Facts about Bejeweled
- Every 4.3 seconds another copy of Bejeweled is purchased somewhere in the world!
- The Bejeweled franchise has sold more than 50 million units across all platforms.
- Bejeweled has been played by more than half a billion people worldwide!
- When it was time for PopCap’s three founders -- John Vechey, Jason Kapalka and Brian Fiete – to test a working version of the game, they turned to the most trustworthy source they knew: their moms.
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 $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 $8.5 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.