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Description

**Instant Prize Crossword Scratchers ®** are back, sporting a new look with the game features you know and crave. Two puzzle grids that play separately and a Fast $100 Spot offer chances to win up to three prizes per game. This fan favorite will leave you spellbound with chances to discover words that win instantly, prize multipliers, and a B-I-G top prize of **UP TO $2,000,000!**

How to play Instant Prize Crossword from the California Lottery

  1. Scratch "YOUR LETTERS" play area to reveal a total of 20 letters.
  2. In each PUZZLE; scratch each letter that matches "YOUR LETTERS."
  3. In each PUZZLE; completely uncover three or more words, win corresponding prize shown in the PRIZE KEY.
  4. If you completely uncover any one "PINK" Instant Prize word, win the corresponding prize shown for that same word (even if there are less than three words revealed in the PUZZLE). A "PINK" Instant Prize word has each and every letter of the word highlighted in pink.
  5. Scratch "PUZZLE 1 MULTIPLIER." Multiply your PUZZLE 1 winning prize or the "PINK" Instant Prize word winning prize by the number revealed in the "PUZZLE 1 MULTIPLIER.
  6. "Scratch "PUZZLE 2 MULTIPLIER." Multiply your PUZZLE 2 winning prize or the "PINK" Instant Prize word winning prize by the number revealed in the "PUZZLE 2 MULTIPLIER."
  7. EACH PUZZLE PLAYS SEPARATELY. Words on each PUZZLE cannot be combined to win a higher prize.
  8. EACH MULTIPLIER PLAYS SEPARATELY. The number revealed in the Puzzle 1 MULTIPLIER cannot be combined with the number revealed in Puzzle 2 MULTIPLIER to win a higher multiplier number. The number revealed in Puzzle 1 MULTIPLIER cannot be used to multiply a Puzzle 2 winning prize.
  9. FAST $100 SPOT: Uncover a "100" in the "FAST $100 SPOT," win $100 instantly! "FAST $100 SPOT" does not multiply. Players can win up to three (3) times on this ticket.

Analysis

Last Updated: Oct 2, 2022

Instant Prize Crossword has a score of 81 making it a better than average scratchoff.

There are 5,569,899 tickets remaining. At $20 per ticket, it would cost $111,397,980 to buy all remaining tickets. According to the latest reports from the California lottery website, there are $90,187,480 in remaining prizes.

The value of the remaining prizes is below the cost of the remaining tickets by -$21,210,500. With 5,569,899 tickets remaining, that's an average of -$3.81 per ticket.

An average of 43,626 tickets have been claimed each day between Sep 27, 2022 and Oct 4, 2022. The largest prize claimed in that time period was $2,000,000.

The last grand prize of $2,000,000 was claimed on Sep 27, 2022. 174,505 tickets have been sold since the last grand prize was claimed. With 14 grand prizes in the game, it's expected that there will be 1 grand prize sold every 1,228,286 tickets.

Ticket Price:$20.00
Ticket Value:$16.19
Ticket Profit:-$3.81
Odds of Winning: 1 in 3.10
Number Tickets Printed:17,196,004
Number Tickets Remain:5,569,900
Percent Tickets Remain:32.39%
Initial Expected Value:78.37%
Expected Value:80.96%

Prizes

$2,000,000.00

Remaining:3
Claimed:11
Percent Remaining: 21.43%

$25,000.00

Remaining:21
Claimed:7
Percent Remaining: 75.00%

$10,000.00

Remaining:19
Claimed:10
Percent Remaining: 65.52%

$5,000.00

Remaining:93
Claimed:50
Percent Remaining: 65.03%

$2,000.00

Remaining:2,745
Claimed:1,606
Percent Remaining: 63.09%

$1,000.00

Remaining:6,854
Claimed:4,717
Percent Remaining: 59.23%

$500.00

Remaining:9,902
Claimed:20,494
Percent Remaining: 32.58%

$250.00

Remaining:14,174
Claimed:29,299
Percent Remaining: 32.60%

$200.00

Remaining:30,478
Claimed:63,622
Percent Remaining: 32.39%

$100.00

Remaining:135,054
Claimed:293,360
Percent Remaining: 31.52%

$50.00

Remaining:257,740
Claimed:546,386
Percent Remaining: 32.05%

$25.00

Remaining:586,248
Claimed:1,244,700
Percent Remaining: 32.02%

$20.00

Remaining:751,239
Claimed:1,541,561
Percent Remaining: 32.77%

$0

Remaining:3,775,330
Claimed:7,880,281
Percent Remaining: 32.39%