MIDDLETOWN, Pa., Dec. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Lottery's new Gus Bucks instant game is now on sale, celebrating the return of Pennsylvania's second most famous groundhog. This $5 instant game offers more than $40 million in total cash prizes, including 10 top prizes of $100,000.
"The response from our players has been overwhelmingly positive since Gus returned in early November," said Lottery Executive Director Drew Svitko. "We hope that our players will continue to celebrate Gus's return by playing this exciting new instant game."
Other new instant games launched this week include: Win It All Millionaire Edition ($20); Cupid's Cash ($5); YAHTZEE™ ($3); Lucky Heart$ ($2); and Winner Winner Chicken Dinner ($1).
Full details about Gus Bucks (Game 1184) and other instant games, including rules, available prizes and chances of winning, are found at palottery.com. Choose Games, then Instant Games. Players are encouraged to understand the chances of winning and play responsibly.
This is the sixth Gus-themed instant game to be offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. The others were: HumonGUS Bucks (Game 612, issued 2006); Go For The Gus Dough (Game 692, issued 2007); Gus Bucks (Game 762, issued 2009); Gold Rush Gus (Game 0819; issued 2010); and Gus Bucks (Game 0876, issued 2011).
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