California Scratch Cards
The California State Lottery offers many different “Scratchers” as part of its product mix.
There are 55 different cards printed for the CA Lottery with the prices set at $1, $2, $3 and $5.
Prizes range from $1 to $100,000.
One aspect of scratch card in California that is unusual of many other similar games is the California Replay “End of Game” drawings, which add one more top prize to a “second chance” draw. Players are encouraged to keep their losing scratch cards, register them online for a chance to win in one of the regular draws held throughout the year.
Sales figures (2005) show that annually, “Scratchers” account for over $1.7billion in sales. The total sales figures were around $3.3billion.