MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here we go, football fans: the Pennsylvania Lottery's new Steelers instant game is now on sale, offering ten top prizes of $50,000 and many other prizes.
"This new $5 instant game offers big prizes and second chances to win tickets to Steelers games, autographed replica jerseys and hundreds of other exciting prizes," said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. "A similar game we offered in 2009 scored a touchdown with our players."
The Steelers instant game offers 10 top cash prizes of $50,000 and more than $17 million in total cash prizes. Players have 12 chances to win on each ticket. The overall chances of winning a prize are 1-in-3.95. Full game details, including a list of all available prizes, are available at palottery.com/steelers.
VIP Players Club members can enter non-winning tickets from this instant game into second-chance drawings at palottery.com or using the Lottery's official smartphone app. Hundreds of prizes will be awarded, including game tickets, away game travel packages, sideline passes, club and suite tickets, VIP tailgates, and autographed replica jerseys.
Second-chance entries must be submitted at palottery.com or the official smartphone app. Mailed entries will be disqualified. Visit palottery.com for entry, submission deadlines, prizes, rules, and drawing information.
"We want to thank the Pittsburgh Steelers for partnering with us to offer this instant game," Svitko said. "Lottery players who are planning to attend a home game should remember to pick up an instant game while at Heinz Field to add to their game-day fun."
Fans are encouraged to share their experience on social media using #SteelersInstantTicket.
About the Pennsylvania Lottery: The Pennsylvania Lottery remains the only state lottery that designates all its proceeds to programs that benefit older residents. Since its inception in 1971, the Pennsylvania Lottery has contributed more than $25.8 billion to programs that include property tax and rent rebates; free transit and reduced-fare shared rides; the low-cost prescription drug programs PACE and PACENET; long-term living services; and the 52 Area Agencies on Aging, including full- and part-time senior centers throughout the state.
The Pennsylvania Lottery reminds players to check every ticket, every time. Players must be 18 or older. Please play responsibly. For help with a gambling problem, call 1-800-848-1880.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery