|By Marketwired .||
|January 6, 2014 12:45 PM EST||
PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- The Arizona Lottery announces the launch of its newest Scratchers series, Lucky Life. Lucky Life games launch Jan. 7 and offer a full range of tickets, with a chance to win up to $5,000 a week for 20 years. Winners also will have a lump sum option.
The Arizona Lottery is hosting a special launch event tomorrow, Jan. 7, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lottery office in Phoenix. Players will receive a free $5 Lucky Life ticket with the purchase of a $10 Lucky Life ticket, limit one per person. Plus, players will be entered to win one of two "Ultimate Sports Package" prizes, which include Phoenix Coyotes game tickets, Phoenix Suns autographed memorabilia and more. The Arizona Lottery street team will be on-hand with a "Spin-to-Win" promotion, along with scheduled appearances by the Suns Gorilla from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Cardinals Big Red from 12 to 1 p.m. and Coyotes Howler from 1 to 2 p.m.
Players also can visit the Arizona Lottery office in Tucson from 2 to 5 p.m. tomorrow to receive a free $5 Lucky Life ticket with the purchase of a $10 Lucky Life ticket, limit one per person.
The Lucky Life series includes a Second Chance Drawing for non-winning tickets with a chance to win up to $100,000.
"With the Lucky Life series, each price point will offer the highest top prizes ever for Scratchers tickets in Arizona," said Karen Bach, director of budget, products and communications for the Arizona Lottery. "Second Chance Drawings are always popular with our players because they offer additional opportunities to win."
The Lucky Life Scratchers series includes the following four Scratchers tickets, ranging in price from $1 to $10:
Price: $1 Top Prize: $500 a week for 20 years Top 2nd Chance Prize: $2,500 Price: $2 Top Prize: $1,000 a week for 20 years Top 2nd Chance Prize: $10,000 Price: $5 Top Prize: $2,500 a week for 20 years Top 2nd Chance Prize: $50,000 Price: $10 Top Prize: $5,000 a week for 20 years Top 2nd Chance Prize: $100,000
The Lucky Life Scratchers series includes four Second Chance Drawings. Scheduled draw dates are May 15 and Oct. 16, 2014, plus two dates in 2015, all of which are subject to change. The deadline for entry is 11:59 p.m. on the day prior to each scheduled drawing. All entries received prior to the designated drawing will be eligible for subsequent drawings, unless that entry has already received a prize.
For more information about the new Lucky Life Scratchers series and to enter non-winning tickets into the Second Chance Drawing, please visit ArizonaLottery.com.
Players must be 21 years or older to purchase or redeem tickets. Winners have 180 days from the drawing date to claim their prize at an Arizona Lottery office or by mail. Overall odds vary by game. All sales are final. In accordance with the ADA, these materials may be made available in an alternative format. Gambling Problem? Call 1.800.NEXT STEP (1-800-639-8783). Please Play Responsibly. Scratchers® is a registered service mark of the California Lottery.
About the Arizona Lottery
The Arizona Lottery operates entirely from the revenue it generates through the sale of its products; it receives no General Fund dollars from the State. Proceeds from sales of Lottery tickets -- nearly $3.4 million per week -- fund a variety of state programs. Since July 1981, the Arizona Lottery has paid out more than $5.4 billion in prizes to players, more than $3 billion in net funding to the state and more than $638 million in commissions to retailers. Learn more at ArizonaLottery.com.