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Description

**Instant Prize Crossword Scratchers ®** is back with a new look but with the same fun you know and L-O-V-E to play. The two puzzle grids and Fast $100 Spot each play separately, giving you chances to win up to three times per ticket. Get ready to P-L-A-Y for your chances at words that win instantly, prize multipliers, and a 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: Mar 27, 2023

Instant Prize Crossword has a score of 80 making it a better than average scratchoff.

There are 25,166,173 tickets remaining. At $20 per ticket, it would cost $503,323,460 to buy all remaining tickets. According to the latest reports from the California lottery website, there are $404,399,295 in remaining prizes.

The value of the remaining prizes is below the cost of the remaining tickets by -$98,924,165. With 25,166,173 tickets remaining, that's an average of -$3.93 per ticket.

An average of 79,767 tickets have been claimed each day between Mar 21, 2023 and Mar 28, 2023. The largest prize claimed in that time period was $2,000.

The last grand prize of $2,000,000 was claimed on Mar 7, 2023. 1,486,142 tickets have been sold since the last grand prize was claimed. With 32 grand prizes in the game, it's expected that there will be 1 grand prize sold every 1,231,125 tickets.

Ticket Price:$20.00
Ticket Value:$16.07
Ticket Profit:-$3.93
Odds of Winning: 1 in 3.10
Number Tickets Printed:39,396,000
Number Tickets Remain:25,166,174
Percent Tickets Remain:63.88%
Initial Expected Value:78.38%
Expected Value:80.35%

Prizes

$2,000,000.00

Remaining:23
Claimed:9
Percent Remaining: 71.88%

$25,000.00

Remaining:50
Claimed:14
Percent Remaining: 78.13%

$10,000.00

Remaining:48
Claimed:19
Percent Remaining: 71.64%

$5,000.00

Remaining:252
Claimed:75
Percent Remaining: 77.06%

$2,000.00

Remaining:7,616
Claimed:2,365
Percent Remaining: 76.30%

$1,000.00

Remaining:19,368
Claimed:7,242
Percent Remaining: 72.78%

$500.00

Remaining:44,647
Claimed:25,144
Percent Remaining: 63.97%

$250.00

Remaining:63,745
Claimed:35,849
Percent Remaining: 64.00%

$200.00

Remaining:137,897
Claimed:77,847
Percent Remaining: 63.92%

$100.00

Remaining:622,347
Claimed:358,774
Percent Remaining: 63.43%

$50.00

Remaining:1,162,419
Claimed:668,228
Percent Remaining: 63.50%

$25.00

Remaining:2,693,527
Claimed:1,524,379
Percent Remaining: 63.86%

$20.00

Remaining:3,363,816
Claimed:1,888,984
Percent Remaining: 64.04%

$0

Remaining:17,050,419
Claimed:9,640,897
Percent Remaining: 63.88%