Tic Tac Toe Gone Wild! Print E-mail
Wednesday, 20 June 2007
The North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL) is introducing three new instant scratch-off tickets this week that combined have a total of over $21 million in prizes. "Tic Tac Toe Gone Wild" along with "Triple Tripler" and "Firecracker Cash Explosion" will be in stores starting tomorrow.


John R. McArthur
Commission Chairman
Tom Shaheen
Executive Director
For Release: IMMEDIATE Contact: Pamela Walker
Date: June 18, 2007 Phone: (919) 301-3308



TIC TAC TOE GONE WILD, TRIPLE TRIPLER AND FIRECRACKER CASH EXPLOSION HEADED TO STORES

North Carolina Lottery Tic Tac Toe Gone WildRALEIGH- The North Carolina Education Lottery (NCEL) is introducing three new instant scratch-off tickets this week that combined have a total of over $21 million in prizes. "Tic Tac Toe Gone Wild" along with "Triple Tripler" and "Firecracker Cash Explosion"will be in stores starting tomorrow.

"These games will have higher prize payouts than previous games," said Tom Shaheen, NCEL executive director. "We have been able to add more prizes as a result of unclaimed prizes from previous games and savings in operating expenses.

"Tic Tac Toe Gone Wild"is the NCEL's latest $5 instant scratch-off ticket with a top prize of $100,000. The very bright neon-colored ticket has five separate play areas and offers players a chance at winning more than $8.5 million in prizes including four top prizes of $100,000.



North Carolina Lottery Tic Tac Toe Gone Wild Firecracker Cash Explosion

It's all about seeing triple on the new $3 game called "Triple Tripler." The number of times a player uncovers a "3" will determine if the prize could be increased as many as three times within that game. There are over 390,000 prizes including five top prizes of $60,000 for a total of $5.1 million in prizes.

North Carolina Lottery Firecracker Cash Explosion

"Firecracker Cash Explosion" is a $2 game that is designed in the patriotic spirit of July 4th. Players get two chances to win on each ticket. If the player uncovers two like symbols plus a firecracker symbol they will win triple the prize shown for that game. In this game there are over 1.7 million winning tickets with more than $7.4 million in total prizes including eight top prizes of $21,000.

# # # 100% of the North Carolina Education Lottery net proceeds are used for pre-kindergarten programs for at risk youth, reduction of class size in early grades, school construction and college scholarships for need-based individuals.



N. C. Education Lottery

2100 Yonkers Road
Raleigh, NC 27604
(919) 715-6886
FAX (919) 715-8833
 
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