RALEIGH – Starting Tuesday, May 28, two new instant scratch-off games will appear in stores. The instant tickets are called $200,000 Extreme Cash and Double Match.
$200,000 Extreme Cash is a $5 game with four top prizes of $200,000 and more than $16.5 million in total prizes. To win a prize, players scratch off each game’s column of numbers and match them to that column’s “hot” winning number. Players who reveal a “Flame” symbol win $25 instantly. More than 26,000 total prizes between $100 and $10,000 can be won in the game. Approximate overall odds of winning including break-even prizes are 1 in 3.95.
Double Match is a new game that offers players two ways to win up to $30,000. To win a prize, players can match any of their 10 numbers to their two winning numbers. Additionally, revealing three like prize amounts wins that amount automatically. At $2 per ticket, the game has five $30,000 top prizes and more than $5.2 million in total prizes. Approximate overall odds of winning including break-even prizes are 1 in 4.57.
For more information about these new games, visit the NCEL’s website at www.nc-educationlottery.org.