NC Education Lottery launches three new games

RALEIGH, NC (WECT) – Three new lottery games launched across North Carolina Tuesday, including one named after three of the most popular TV characters in American history: Larry, Moe and Curly.

The Three Stooges lottery is a $2 game that starts with six top prizes of $20,000 and more than $5.1 million in total prizes, according to the NC Education Lottery.

Players have ten chances to win and players who reveal a "mallet" symbol win all ten prizes instantly.

A spokesperson for the NC Education lottery said the overall odds of winning a prize are 1 in 4.44.

Super Lucky 7's is a $5 game that features five top prizes of $100,00 and more than 220,000 prizes between $20 and $500.  According to the NC Education Lottery, players who reveal a black "7" symbol win the prize shown and a red "7" symbol doubles the prize shown instantly.  The odd of winning are 1 in 3.94.

The third game launching Tuesday is called Match & Win.  The $3 game offers $5.8 million in total prizes at launch and six top prizes of $50,000.  Players are looking for a "Money Bag" symbol to instantly win $20.  Players have 11 chances to win a prize by matching their numbers across a set of numbers in a row or column.

For more information about these new games, visit the NCEL's website at

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