CT Lottery and Foxwoods® Resort Casino Announce Return of Exclusive Foxwoods Scratch Ticket

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Release Date:  June 11, 2018
Release #: 038g-escapetofoxwoods-060818
Contact:  Linda Tarnowski, (860) 713-2701
Contact:  Valerie Guglielmo, (860) 713-2703
Fax:  (860) 713-2695
Web:  ctlottery.org

CT Lottery and Foxwoods® Resort Casino Announce Return of Exclusive Foxwoods Scratch Ticket 
“Escape to Foxwoods” features cash prizes up to $100,000 and 21 Second Chance drawings

Rocky Hill, CT/June 11, 2018 – Due to the overwhelming success of last year’s “Foxwoods® High Rollers” scratch ticket, the CT Lottery today announced the launch of its all-new "Escape to Foxwoods®” $10 scratch ticket. 

Starting June 11, each Escape to Foxwoods scratch ticket will provide players a chance to win cash prizes up to $100,000 instantly.  Players can also enter their non-winning Escape to Foxwoods scratch tickets online (ctlottery.org/foxwoods) into twenty-one (21) Second Chance drawings for the chance to win even more exclusive prizes. 

“Last year’s ‘Foxwoods High Rollers’ instant game sold out very quickly—it was literally the fastest-selling $10 ticket in CT Lottery history,” said Chelsea Turner, CT Lottery’s Interim President & CEO.  “Prizes for the new ‘Escape to Foxwoods’ ticket are equally exciting, so we fully expect our players to be just as responsive.”

Every Thursday starting June 28, the CT Lottery will award two Second Chance drawing prizes. The first prize, an Escape to Foxwoods “Weekend Getaway” for two, includes a complimentary two-night stay at Foxwoods Resort Casino, round trip ground transportation, a $1,000 Foxwoods Gift Card to be used during the stay, and a $2,000 check from the CT Lottery.  Another lucky winner will receive a second prize for a $1,000 Foxwoods Gift Card, and a $1,000 check from the CT Lottery

To add even more chances to win, Foxwoods is offering Third Chance drawings where players will receive anywhere from $5 to $50 in Bonus Slot Play, Foxwoods Rewards Points and more.  

“We are thrilled to once again bring together two of the top gaming brands in Connecticut,” said Felix Rappaport, President & CEO of Foxwoods Resort Casino.  “The highly anticipated Escape to Foxwoods scratch ticket will offer our loyal supporters a new and very exciting gaming opportunity.”  

Tickets for Escape to Foxwoods (Game 1441) can be purchased at more than 2,900 CT Lottery retailer locations throughout the state, and are also available on property at Foxwoods Grand Effects, Outpost and Winners. 

The overall odds of winning an Escape to Foxwoods cash prize are 1 in 3.60.  Odds of winning a Second Chance drawing prize are dependent on the number of eligible entries received.

About CT Lottery:
Lottery sales benefit Connecticut's residents in valuable ways.  In fiscal year 2017, players won more than $756.3 million in prize money and retailers earned $68 million in commissions.  At the same time, the CT Lottery provided $330.07 million to support the valuable services and programs funded by the state’s General Fund including public health, libraries, public safety, education and more.  Since the Lottery began in 1972, our contributions to the General Fund have exceeded $9.5 billion.

The CT Lottery reminds the public that purchasers must be 18 or older.  If you gamble, use your GameSense.  For information about the CT Lottery, stop by any CT Lottery retailer, visit CTLOTTERY.ORG, join us on Facebook (facebook.com/CTLottery), Instagram (Instagram.com/ctlottery), Twitter (twitter.com/ctlottery), or call (860) 713-2700.  

About Foxwoods Resort Casino
Since 1992, Foxwoods Resort Casino has offered guests The Wonder Of It All as the premier resort destination in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to quick service, world-renowned spas, award-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, exclusive retailers and free-to-play online casino games at FoxwoodsONLINE.com. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit Foxwoods.com.

  
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