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Lottery adds four scratch-off games

Posted May 19, 2009 8:20 a.m. EDT

Three new scratch-off games are available to lottery players in North Carolina starting Tuesday, and an old favorite returns.

Summertime Cash tickets offer the chance to win $50, $100 and $500.

Magnificent 7s is a $5 instant scratch-off game with top prizes of $70,000 and total prizes worth over $20 million.

The $3 Bonus Crossword ticket offers a chance to win a top prize of $30,000.

Diamond Doubler is a $2 ticket with ten top prizes of $25,000. The game also features over $3.2 million in prizes between $10 and $500. Players who scratch and reveal a “double diamond” symbol can double any prize shown on the ticket.