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The Ghostbusters brand has been involved in many lottery type programs over the years. Usually in a scratch-off form, it has mostly used Ghostbusters classic/30th Annervarsary style designs. However, some were based on the 2016 movie as well.


List of Promotions

MDI Licensed Ghostbusters Lottery Series (2012-2015)

In 2012, MDI had the Ghostbusters brand to License. Most Markets stuck to the basic black background with slime to the right.
Known Designs:

  • Slimer (three different ones)
  • Stay Puft (angry and happy)
  • Ecto-1 coming from left
  • Iconic Logo (So far not confirmed, but noted in the press promotion[1])


Kentucky Lottery Ghostbusters Scratch-Offs (2013-2014)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Missouri Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

The Ultimate Second Chance drawing was conducted March 11, 2014 and $6,000 was awarded!
Start Date: August 15, 2013
Game End / Last Day to Purchase: January 31, 2014
Last USC Entry Date: March 6, 2014
Drawing Date: March 11, 2014
Last Date to Claim / Enter for Points: July 31, 2014
Value: $2
Top Prize: $6,000
Odds Including Free Ticket Prizes: 1:3.89
Game #290

Prize Amount---Prizes Remaining as of 10/29/2013

  • $6,000(Ultimate Second Chance drawing)---1
  • $6,000---1
  • $400---12
  • $200---35
  • $100---221
  • $50---1,348
  • $25---3,021
  • $10---9,270
  • $6---6,320
  • $5---12,745
  • $3---36,236
  • $2---30,236
  • Free Ticket---27,338

Arizona Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2013-2014)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Arizona Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

Ticket Price: $2
Game Number: 878
Top Prize: $10,000
Start Date: 9/3/2013

PRIZE AMOUNT---PRIZE ODDS---WINNING TICKETS REMAINING

  • $10000---1 in 180,000---06
  • $500---1 in 8000---125
  • $100---1 in 1200---860
  • $40---1 in 342.86---3,100
  • $20---1 in 150---7,081
  • $10---1 in 50---21,205
  • $5---1 in 30---35,599
  • $4---1 in 15.79---68,472
  • $2---1 in 8.82---124,076

OVERALL ODDS 1 IN 4.16

To Claim Your Prize:

  • Retailers pay prizes up to $100 and may pay prizes up to $599. The Arizona Lottery pays all prizes including prizes $600 and over. Any prize may be claimed by mail Click here for details .
  • EXPIRATION DATE: All prizes must be claimed no later than 180 days after the announced end of game date.

Ohio Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2013-2014)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Ohio Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

ABOUT THE GAME- If any one or more of YOUR NUMBERS match either of the WINNING NUMBERS, you win the prize shown next to your matching number(s). Reveal a STAR symbol and win the prize shown automatically! Reveal a TELEPHONE symbol and win DOUBLE the prize shown automatically!

Start Date: Before 9/8/2013[2]

Overall odds of Winning: 1 in 4.36

PRIZES---Remaining (as of September 13th 2013)

  • $10,000.00---28
  • $1,000.00---43
  • $100.00---8,955
  • $50.00---13,447
  • $20.00---53,762
  • $10.00---80,952
  • $5.00---108,347
  • $4.00---271,224
  • $3.00---217,189
  • $2.00---490,238

Missouri Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2013-2014)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Missouri Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

"Who You Gonna Call?"
You could win up to $20,000 instantly with this new Scratchers game from the Missouri Lottery.
Ticket Price: $ 2
Start Date: 2013-09-09 00:00:00.0
End Date: 2014-01-01 00:00:00.0
Expire Date: 2014-06-30 00:00:00.0
Ways to Win: Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either WINNING NUMBER and win the prize for that number. Reveal a "dollar bill" symbol and win that prize automatically. Reveal a "moneybag" symbol and win DOUBLE the prize.
Average Chances: 1 in 4.47, including $2 prizes


Prize Level---Total Prizes

  • $2---370400
  • $4---130792
  • $5---108828
  • $10---87157
  • $25---15229
  • $30---8200
  • $50---6294
  • $100---4425
  • $500---164
  • $1000---30
  • $10000---3
  • $20000---5


Pennsylvania Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2016-2017)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Pennsylvania Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

Ticket Price: $ 2
Start Date: 06/28/2016
End Date: 03/31/2017
Game #1225

Prize Level---Odds to 1

  • Ticket---10
  • $2---50
  • $3---17
  • $4---40
  • $5---25
  • $10---46
  • $15---100
  • $20---375
  • $25---500
  • $30---566
  • $40---600
  • $50---889
  • $100---13,333
  • $500---60,000
  • $35,000---1,440,000


IGT Licensed Ghostbusters Lottery Series (2016)

A series based off the classic designs Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II designed by IGT.

Five colorful designs were available for markets to use:

  • Stay Puft angry
  • Slimer
  • Stay Puft happy
  • Three Ghostbusters silhouettes
  • Ecto-1


Vermont Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2016-2017)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Vermont Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

Game #1322
Ticket Price: $5
Start Date: 06/03/2016
Overall Odds: 1 : 4.15
Top Prize: $20,000

Hoosier Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2016-2017)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Hoosier Lottery (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

Game #2159
Ticket Price: $2
Start Date: 06/07/2016
End Date: 12/16/2016
Expire Date: 06/13/2017

New Mexico Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2016-2017)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from New Mexico Lottery.

Ticket Price: $2
Start Date: June 7, 2016
How To Play- Scratch the PLAY AREA. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either WINNING NUMBER, win prize shown for that number. Reveal a “$$” symbol, win DOUBLE the prize shown for that symbol.

Prize---Approx. Odds 1 In:---Approx. # of Prizes

  • $10,000---240,000---4
  • $500---48,000---20
  • $100---7,680---125
  • $50---1,371.43---700
  • $30---325.42---2,950
  • $20---75---12,800
  • $10---75---12,800
  • $7---75---12,800
  • $5---25---38,400
  • $2---18.75---51,200
  • Prize Ticket---8.82----108,800

Approximate overall odds of winning (includes breakeven prizes): 1 in 3.99

Tickets may continue to be sold after all top prizes have been sold.

Prizes must be claimed within 90 days of the announced end of game or the first business day after the 90th day if the Lottery is not open for business.

Minnesota Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2016-2017)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Minnesota Lottery.

Game #630
Ticket Price: $ 2
Start Date 1: 9/27/2016
End Date 1: 11/15/2016
Drawing Date 1: 11/17/2016
Start Date 2: 11/16/2016
End Date 2: 02/28/2017
Drawing Date 2: 03/02/2017

Georgia Lottery Ghostbusters Scratchers Game (2015-2016)

Note, this section of information was taken directly from Georgia Lottery.

Ticket Price: $ 2
Start Date: 09/15/2015
End Date: 04/08/2016
Expire Date: 04/08/2017
Game #1168


BCLC Ghostbusters Scratch & Win (2016-2018)

The "British Columbia Lottery Corporation" held a Ghostbusters (2016 Movie) scratch & win promotion for anticapation of the 2016 movie. Scratch & win tickets were sold in British Columbia in Canada.


Note, this section of information was taken directly from BCLC's Official website (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine).

It’s slime time! Celebrate the most anticipated movie of the summer with $2 Ghostbusters. If you win the top prize of $20,000, who you gonna call?
Overall approximate odds to win a prize on a $2 - Ghostbusters are 1: 3.99
How to Play
Scratch the play area. Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any of the WINNING NUMBERS, win the corresponding prize for that NUMBER. Uncover a (No-Ghost WIN) symbol, win the corresponding prize instantly.


Prize Level---Overall Approximate Odds 1:3.99

  • $20,000---1,000,000.00
  • $2,000---1,000,000.00
  • $500---200,000.00
  • $100---6,666.67
  • $20---188.68
  • $15---142.86
  • $10---66.67
  • $7---33.33
  • $5---12.31
  • $2---8.96

Trivia

  • In Ghostbusters Annual 2017, on page 39, in panel 2, on the top right part of corkboard are a scratch and win BCLC lottery ticket with Ghostbusters 2016 artwork seen in Fall 2016 in BC, Canada.

References

  1. MDI (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine)
  2. Ohio Lottery Games list September 8th, 2013 (archived Via Internet Archive Wayback Machine)


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