Arkansas Lottery MAY’S NEW GAMES HAVE A RANGE OF OPTIONS

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-- Contact Stephen Koch at 501-683-2055 for more information MAY’S NEW GAMES HAVE A RANGE OF OPTIONS

May 2, 2017

LITTLE ROCK— The Arkansas Scholarship Lottery unveils its new instant games for the month today -- four games ranging from $1 to $10, and with top prizes ranging from $3,000 to $100,000.

 The four new instant -- or “scratch-off” -- games for May: $1 Quick 7’s (featuring four different scenes!) with a top prize of $3,000; $2 Triple Dynamite 777 with a top prize of $20,000; $5 Platinum 7’s with a top prize of $100,000; and $10 $10,000 Loaded with a top prize of $10,000.

 “We love the excitement that comes from from releasing new instant games every month,” Arkansas Scholarship Lottery Director Bishop Woosley said, “and so do our players. And it’s all to the end goal of generating revenue for college scholarships for Arkansas students, which is our focus.” The Lottery has provided nearly $700 million for more than 235,000 scholarships in the state since it began. The deadline to apply for scholarships has been extended to June 15 by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education. Visit www.scholarships.ADHE.edu for more information.

 About the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery

More than 92 cents of every dollar of Lottery revenue goes to prizes, scholarships, retailer commissions and other expenses in Arkansas. Since Lottery sales started in 2009, the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery has provided nearly $700 million for in-state college scholarships to Arkansas students, more than $2 billion in prizes to players, and more than $182 million in commissions to Lottery retailers.

 Follow the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Visit www.MyArkansasLottery.com for more information on scholarships, winners, games, odds, promotions, and to join the free Play It Again Rewards Club. To hear winning numbers, call the Winning Numbers Hotline at 501-682-IWON (4966). To get help with problem gambling, contact the National Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-522-4700. 

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