07 , 2003
BOOP OOP A DOOP! BETTY BOOP INSTANT GAME HITS STORES
DOVER, DE -- Tickets for BETTY BOOP,
the Delaware Lottery's newest $2 Instant Game, are now available
at more than 400 Delaware Lottery Retailers. In addition to a top
cash prize worth $5,000, BETTY BOOP Instant Game players can win
a Betty Boop prize package in a second-chance drawing, plus entry
in a Grand Prize drawing for a Betty Boop jukebox or leather jacket.
Brian Peters, Lottery Deputy Director of Marketing said, "Betty
Boop is a cartoon icon instantly recognizable to millions of adults.
We expect the new BETTY BOOP Instant Game will be one of our more
popular offerings this year."
To highlight the game's launch, the Delaware Lottery has arranged
for Betty Boop and her friends to meet and greet fans and players
on Friday, April 11 on Market Street Mall in Wilmington and on Saturday,
April 19 at the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk. Both events will take
place from 12 pm to 2 pm. Dressed in her famous short red dress,
heels and garter, Betty Boop will entertain the public by giving
out free BETTY BOOP Instant Game tickets to those who answer Delaware
Lottery and Betty Boop trivia questions.
A second-chance drawing will be held September 18 to award 54 prize
packages valued at $400 featuring a variety of Betty Boop official
licensed products: a limited edition framed serial color print,
a piano music box, a motion wristwatch, a collector's pen and tin,
a T-shirt and a beach towel. Second chance drawing winners will
automatically be entered into a Grand Prize drawing, to be held
this October, for a Betty Boop jukebox or one of four custom-made
leather jackets. To enter the second chance drawing, players must
complete the back of a non-winning BETTY BOOP Instant Game ticket
and send it to the Lottery Office in Dover for receipt by 4:30 p.m.
on Friday, September 12, 2003.
The new Instant Game features two top cash prizes worth $5,000 each,
plus eight other cash prize levels from $2 to $500. Each $2 ticket
offers players six chances to win. BETTY BOOP offers 65,581 prizes
with a total value of $316,400. Average odds of winning a prize
are 1 in 3.66, based on selling all 240,000 $2 tickets printed for
Since the start of operations in 1975, the Delaware Lottery has
contributed more than $1.4 billion to the state's General Fund to
help finance needed state services that benefit everyone in Delaware.
The Lottery offers a variety of games: POWERBALL®, LOTTO, PLAY
3, PLAY 4, and assorted Instant Games. More information is available