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$100,000 Holiday Crossword

Win Up To $100,000!

$100,000 Holiday CrosswordHow To Play

Scratch the "Your Letters," then scratch the corresponding letters found in both Crossword Puzzles and the Bonus Word regardless of color. If you have scratched at least 4 complete words across both Crossword Puzzles, win the corresponding prize found in the prize legend based on the word's color. Bonus Word: Uncover all 6 letters in the Bonus Word by scratching the letters that match the "Your Letters" and win the prize shown in the Bonus Word prize box. The Bonus Word is played separately from the puzzle grids and cannot be combined with words on the puzzle grids to win a prize. Win up to 2 times on a ticket. Players may win up to one prize on the prize legend and may win up to one prize for the Bonus Word. See ticket back for more info.

Important Dates
Game Start: 9/28/2020  
End Distribution: 1/5/2021  
Official Game End: 8/1/2022  
Last Day To Redeem Prizes: 10/31/2022  

Prizes and Odds:

Prize Odds
$10 1 in 6.00
$20 1 in 15.00
$30 1 in 30.00
$50 1 in 30.00
$100 1 in 400.60
$200 1 in 1,593.70
$500 1 in 4,016.99
$1,000 1 in 12,050.96
$10,000 1 in 58,648.00
$100,000 1 in 125,674.29
Overall Odds 1 in 3.30
For more information see the $100,000 Holiday Crossword Game Rules PDF