2014

Pennsylvania Lottery to Launch New Instant Game Honoring Farm Show

Players over 18 Invited to Visit Lottery Booth at 2013 Farm Show

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery is introducing "Harvest Gold," its new $1 instant game paying tribute to the Pennsylvania Farm Show and the state's agriculture industry.

Harvest Gold offers 45 top prizes of $1,000. Reveal a "TRACTOR" (TRCTR) symbol in the play area and win prize shown under it. The overall odds of winning a prize are 1-in-4.64. The new instant game will go on sale Jan. 8 at Lottery retailers statewide.

At the 2013 Farm Show, the Lottery will stage a special promotion giving players a chance to win Mega Millions® tickets for a year. Each time a Mega Millions ticket is purchased at the Lottery's Farm Show booth, the player will receive an entry into a drawing to be held each evening.

At the Lottery's booth, visitors over 18 years of age can purchase Lottery tickets and learn more about the Lottery-funded programs that benefit older Pennsylvanians, every day. The booth is located in the Main Hall near the Commonwealth Commons, just inside the Maclay Street entrance on the west end of the building.

The Pennsylvania Farm Show is the largest indoor agricultural event in the nation, featuring nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and nearly 300 commercial exhibitors. The eight-day show is Jan. 5-12, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. Admission is free and parking is $10. Learn more at www.farmshow.state.pa.us.

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 nearly $22.6 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 its players to play responsibly. Players must be 18 or older.

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Media contact: Gary Miller, 717-702-8008

SOURCE Pennsylvania Lottery



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