NY Lottery unveils biggest scratch-off

August 29, 2008 2:59:46 PM PDT
If you don't win the MegaMillions drawing, there will soon be a new way to test your luck.The New York State Lottery is about to start a new game in which you can win $1 million a year for life. It's the biggest scratch-off jackpot prize in lottery history.

But it won't be cheap to play. The tickets are selling at a record price of $30 each and go on sale Tuesday. Each has 15 chances to win a variety of prizes.

The game is already gaining popularity, and some retailers have pre-sold tickets.

Lottery officials who unveiled the new game Friday say your chances of winning the big prize are 1 in about 3.5 million.

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STORY BY: Eyewitness News reporter Thalia Patillo

WEB PRODUCED BY: Bill King

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