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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: Nov 29, 2022

Instant Prize Crossword has a score of 82 making it a better than average scratchoff.

There are 9,659,290 tickets remaining. At $20 per ticket, it would cost $193,185,800 to buy all remaining tickets. According to the latest reports from the California lottery website, there are $158,611,120 in remaining prizes.

The value of the remaining prizes is below the cost of the remaining tickets by -$34,574,680. With 9,659,290 tickets remaining, that's an average of -$3.58 per ticket.

An average of 97,276 tickets have been claimed each day between Nov 24, 2022 and Dec 1, 2022. The largest prize claimed in that time period was $2,000.

The last grand prize of $2,000,000 was claimed on Nov 18, 2022. 872,871 tickets have been sold since the last grand prize was claimed. With 12 grand prizes in the game, it's expected that there will be 1 grand prize sold every 1,232,000 tickets.

Ticket Price:$20.00
Ticket Value:$16.42
Ticket Profit:-$3.58
Odds of Winning: 1 in 3.10
Number Tickets Printed:14,784,000
Number Tickets Remain:9,659,290
Percent Tickets Remain:65.34%
Initial Expected Value:78.37%
Expected Value:82.10%

Prizes

$2,000,000.00

Remaining:9
Claimed:3
Percent Remaining: 75.00%

$25,000.00

Remaining:20
Claimed:3
Percent Remaining: 86.96%

$10,000.00

Remaining:24
Claimed:3
Percent Remaining: 88.89%

$5,000.00

Remaining:113
Claimed:9
Percent Remaining: 92.62%

$2,000.00

Remaining:3,602
Claimed:136
Percent Remaining: 96.36%

$1,000.00

Remaining:9,082
Claimed:894
Percent Remaining: 91.04%

$500.00

Remaining:17,127
Claimed:9,098
Percent Remaining: 65.31%

$250.00

Remaining:24,535
Claimed:12,879
Percent Remaining: 65.58%

$200.00

Remaining:52,880
Claimed:28,211
Percent Remaining: 65.21%

$100.00

Remaining:238,243
Claimed:129,748
Percent Remaining: 64.74%

$50.00

Remaining:445,849
Claimed:241,420
Percent Remaining: 64.87%

$25.00

Remaining:1,032,756
Claimed:549,506
Percent Remaining: 65.27%

$20.00

Remaining:1,290,561
Claimed:680,639
Percent Remaining: 65.47%

$0

Remaining:6,544,490
Claimed:3,472,160
Percent Remaining: 65.34%