Texas Lottery and Cowboys Unveil New Scratch Tickets

AUSTIN – With football season fast approaching, the Texas Lottery and the Dallas Cowboys are teaming up for the 14th straight year to launch a new version of the Cowboys Scratch Ticket Game and second-chance promotional designs. Representatives from both organizations showed off the latest version of the $5 game at a press conference at The Star in Frisco on Tuesday, August 23. The latest Cowboys scratch ticket launched Monday, August 15 and is available at all Texas Lottery® retailers where scratch ticket games are sold.

“The partnership we have with Texas Lottery through our new Cowboys co-branded scratch ticket is so important to both of us in continuing to support education in Texas,” said Dallas Cowboys Owner, President and General Manager Jerry Jones. . “This venture also strengthens our reach to our loyal Cowboys fans across the great state of Texas as it provides our fans with exclusive experiences, and that’s what makes this partnership truly special.”

This year’s Cowboys scratch ticket offers more than $30.4 million in total in-game cash prizes, including four $100,000 first prizes and more than 4,700 non-cash second chance prizes. The overall odds of winning an instant cash prize are 1 in 3.79, including the breakeven prizes.

Since the launch of the first Cowboys scratch ticket game in 2009, Cowboys-themed games have generated more than $434.7 million in sales, of which approximately $88.8 million has been transferred to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. Meanwhile, $303.3 million in game prizes were awarded to winners and $21.7 million in commissions were passed on to retailers across the state.

“The Texas Lottery is thrilled to renew its partnership with the Jones family and the Dallas Cowboys organization by producing the 14th iteration of a Cowboys scratch ticket game, which has had a tremendous impact on public education in our state” , said Gary Grief, executive director of the Texas Lottery. “Sales of this game generate significant fundraising while providing Texas Lottery scratch ticket players and Dallas Cowboys fans with chances to win great cash prizes and unique second chance prizes that provide opportunities unique.”

Players can enter non-winning Cowboys scratch tickets into one of five promotional second chance draws that will run throughout the game for a chance to win experiential prizes, including a Dallas Cowboys Wild Weekend Suite Package , Exclusive Draft Day War Room Experience, VIP Training Camp Experience, Season Passes, Autographed Jersey and Cowboys Pro Shop Gift Card. Before entering non-winning tickets into draws, Texas Lottery players must register or be already registered with the Texas Lottery Luck Zone.

The five entry deadlines for the separate Second Chance Draws are: September 9, October 14, November 11 and December 9, with the final date of the draw yet to be determined. For more information on the Cowboys Scratch Ticket Game and Second Chance Promotional Draws, visit texaslottery.com.

Since the first ticket was sold in 1992, the Texas Lottery has generated $35 billion in revenue for the state and distributed $76 billion in prizes to lottery players. Since 1997, the Texas Lottery has contributed $29.2 billion to the Foundation School Fund, which supports public education in Texas. As authorized by the Texas Legislature, some Texas Lottery revenue benefits state programs, including the Veterans Assistance Fund. Since launching the first veteran-themed scratch ticket game in 2009, the Texas Lottery has donated more than $187 million for Texas veteran support programs.

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