RALEIGH – Starting Tuesday, March 5, three new instant scratch-off games will appear in stores. The instant tickets are called Lady Bucks, Rockin’ 5’s and Diamonds 4X.
Lady Bucks is a $3 game with five top prizes of $75,000 and more than $6.8 million in total prizes. It is the newest addition to the “Bucks” family of games which includes Quick Bucks, Junior Big Ol’ Bucks, Mega Bucks and Jumbo Bucks.
To win a prize, players scratch off their numbers and match them to any of three winning numbers. Players who reveal a “Moneybag” symbol win the prize shown instantly. Revealing a “$25” symbol wins $25 instantly. More than 15,000 total prizes between $40 and $200 can be won in the game. Odds of winning a break-even prize or better are 1 in 4.34.
Rockin’ 5’s offers players six chances to win the top prize of $25,000. Players who reveal a “Guitar Pick” symbol win the prize shown. Revealing a “5” symbol wins the player five times the prize shown. At $2 per ticket, the game has more than $5.3 million in total prizes. Odds of winning a break-even prize or better are 1 in 4.61.
Diamonds 4X is a $1 game with more than $3.2 Million in total prizes and 10 top prizes of $4,000. It features more than 80,000 prizes between $8 and $40. Odds of winning a break-even prize or better are 1 in 4.88.
For more information about these new games, visit the NCEL’s website at www.nc-educationlottery.org.