TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Florida Lottery players will soon have another opportunity to win big with a brand new type of game. LUCKY LINES™ is an instant-win game that plays like Bingo but pays like Lotto – combining the excitement of instant wins and big jackpot prizes of up to $3 million! LUCKY LINES tickets will be available for purchase, for $1, $2, $3 or $5, starting on Monday, October 11, 2010.
"LUCKY LINES is a fresh, new game that offers our players a different playing experience," said Florida Lottery Secretary Leo DiBenigno. "The game's uniqueness is what makes it attractive. Players will be able to win big jackpot prizes without having to wait for a drawing."
With LUCKY LINES, players will have the opportunity to increase their prize payouts by selecting a higher play amount. The higher the play amount, the more they can win. Top prizes range from $400,000 for a $1 play to $3 million for a $5 play. A free interactive game demo is now available on the Florida Lottery's Web site for those who may want to learn to play prior to the game's launch.
To play LUCKY LINES, players must select their play amount and seven numbers from 1 to 49, or choose Quick Pick. Players will receive a LUCKY LINES ticket containing their seven numbers, labeled "Your Numbers," and a "Game Board. "Similar to Bingo, players must match their numbers together in a horizontal, vertical or diagonal line on the game board to win. Or, players can also win double-their-money-back if all of their seven numbers are scattered on the game board, without touching.
With eight different winning patterns, LUCKY LINES offers players multiple ways to win. The game's overall odds of winning are one in 4.37. LUCKY LINES playslips will be available at Lottery retailers statewide starting on Monday, October 11.
PRIZE PAYOUTS & ODDS OF WINNING
4 & 3
3 & 3
OVERALL ODDS: 1:4.37
* Horizontal, vertical or diagonal
Florida voters, by a two-to-one margin, approved a constitutional amendment in 1986 authorizing the state to operate a lottery for the purpose of generating significant additional moneys for education. Since the Lottery's inception, the agency has contributed more than $21 billion to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund. Today, Floridians continue to show their support by purchasing nearly $4 billion in Lottery products per year. For more information regarding the Florida Lottery, its games and its contributions to education, visit www.flalottery.com.
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SOURCE Florida Lottery