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The South Carolina Education Lottery releases Janu
1/7/2003

Columbia, SC: The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) brings in the New Year with three new tickets, including one special anniversary ticket! Wild Card, Triple 3 Times Lucky, and 1st Anniversary Carolina Riches went on sale today, January 7, 2003, in over 3500 lottery retail locations.

Wild Card is this month’s newest $1 dollar instant game. Players have the opportunity to win up to $4,000 instantly. There are two possible ways to win. Either match the WINNING CARD, or find a WILD card. The overall odds of winning are 1 in 4.60.

Triple 3 Times Lucky is the $2 dollar version of the popular $1 dollar game, “3 Times Lucky”. Only, the prizes in this version are much larger and you get 3 chances to win. Players can win up to $9,000 dollars instantly! To play, scratch all three play areas. Get three “3’s” in any one row, column or diagonal, like tic-tac-toe, and the player wins the prize shown in the prize box for that game. The overall odds of winning are 1 in 3.

1st Anniversary Carolina Riches is the SCEL’s gift to the players of South Carolina. This game is loaded with tons of prizes…over $10 million worth. With this ticket, winners can scratch and win up to $1,000 instantly by finding a cake symbol in the BONUS BOX. The overall odds of winning are 1 in 2.61.

Since January 2002, the SCEL has returned over $151 million dollars to the State of South Carolina’s Lottery Education Fund. All of SCEL’s net proceeds go to pay for specific educational programs, including South Carolina’s HOPE, LIFE, Palmetto Fellows, National Guard; Lottery Tuition Assistance for 2 year programs within the state’s university system; a wide range of technical upgrades for state colleges and universities; school buses; local libraries and gambling addiction. For a complete listing of programs funded by lottery dollars, please visit our website: www.sceducationlottery.com


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