RALEIGH – Starting Tuesday, June 18, four new instant scratch-off games will appear in stores. The instant tickets are called Black Onyx 7’s, Money Vault, Bingo Mania and Dollar Signs.
The first thing players will notice about the new game Black Onyx 7’s is the ticket’s design. The ticket utilizes a striking greyscale in contrast to the vibrant colors normally seen in scratch-off games. The $5 game features five top prizes of $100,000 and more than $13.6 million in total prizes. To win a prize, players match any of 15 numbers to one of four winning numbers. Players who reveal a “7” symbol win the prize shown instantly. Revealing an “Onyx” symbol wins double the prize shown. More than 253,000 total prizes between $20 and $10,000 can be won in the game. Approximate overall odds of winning including breakeven prizes are 1 in 3.79.
Money Vault is a new $3 game that offers players four chances to win $50,000. Players scratch off all 18 “vault” numbers and try to match them to the rows of numbers below. A prize is won when the player matches a complete row of numbers. Additionally, players can scratch off a Bonus Multiplier Box which could multiply their winnings by up to five times. The game features more than 9,600 prizes between $30 and $3,000 and more than $5.5 million in total prizes. Approximate overall odds of winning including breakeven prizes are 1 in 4.47.
Bingo Mania launches with five top prizes of $50,000 and more than $6 million in total prizes. The $3 game features four bingo cards where players use the “caller’s card” numbers to try to get numbers in a complete line horizontally, vertically, diagonally or in all four corners. Players who match all numbers in the form of a complete “X” can win $150 to $50,000. A bonus area allows players a chance to win $10 or $25 instantly. More than 60,000 total prizes of $25 to $100 can be won in the game. Odds of winning a breakeven prize or better are 1 in 4.17.
Dollar Signs is a $1 game featuring 12 top prizes of $5,000 and more than $3.4 million in total prizes. Scratching off three like amounts wins that amount instantly. Revealing two like amounts and a “Dollar” symbol wins double that amount. Approximate overall odds of winning including breakeven prizes are 1 in 4.88.
For more information about these new games, visit the NCEL’s website at www.nc-educationlottery.org.