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NH Lottery launches bacon-scented scratch ticket

Jan 20, 2015, 9:27 am

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New Hampshire LotteryNew Hampshire Lottery: NH Lottery launches bacon-scented scratch ticketRating:

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Lottery has launched its first scratch-and-sniff scratch ticket, the organization announced Monday.

The "I Heart Bacon Scratch Ticket" costs $1 and offers a grand prize of $1,000.

The ticket first went on sale Jan. 5.

Players get a whiff of bacon after scratching the ticket.

"The (NH) Lottery is focused on developing new and fun ways to engage customers. The I Heart Bacon scratch ticket combines two things people love: the chance to win cash and the wonderful, enticing smell of bacon," said Charlie McIntyre, executive director of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission.

The lottery will hand out the scratch tickets and free slices of bacon outside the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester on Jan. 21, at the Cumberland Farms on Main Street in Keene on Jan. 23, at the Durham Marketplace on Jan. 24 and at the Hooksett Welcome Centers on Jan. 30.

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Posted: January 20, 2015, 9:31 am - IP Logged

Is the payout percentage going to be less because of this dumb gimmick?

Is some of the money going to pay off a patent or licensing agreement?

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    Posted: January 20, 2015, 9:42 am - IP Logged

    this the other "gotcha by the nose"  Green laugh 

    stock up on a few cases of tactical bacon and problem solved Roll Eyes

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      Posted: January 20, 2015, 10:07 am - IP Logged

      The followers of the profit moemoe are not going to be scratching this one,  or should we expect protests?

      What?

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        Posted: January 20, 2015, 10:09 am - IP Logged

        what a JOKE !!! wheres the BEEF

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          Posted: January 20, 2015, 12:13 pm - IP Logged

          I always found it ironic that N.H. has "Live Free or Die" on their license plates...plates that are made by prison inmates.

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            Posted: January 20, 2015, 12:57 pm - IP Logged

            This scratcher was invented in honour of all the Homer Simpsons out there.... "Aaaaaahhh...."

            Return of Lotto Investment, ROI: 2019: 41% (march) | 2018 50% | 2017 47% | 2016 12,6% | 2015 20% | 2014 20%
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              Posted: January 20, 2015, 1:34 pm - IP Logged

              Seriously, I would want to buy a bunch.

              "Everything is better with BACON!!"

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                Posted: January 20, 2015, 1:48 pm - IP Logged

                Totally Ridiculous.

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                  Posted: January 20, 2015, 1:56 pm - IP Logged

                  A ticket smelling like bacon doesn't make me want to buy one. Maybe they should make one that smells like money. Wink

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                    Posted: January 20, 2015, 2:41 pm - IP Logged

                    A ticket smelling like bacon doesn't make me want to buy one. Maybe they should make one that smells like money. Wink

                    I Agree! But that would be for winners right???  Whadda 'bout the losers?

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                      Posted: January 20, 2015, 3:36 pm - IP Logged

                      The followers of the profit moemoe are not going to be scratching this one,  or should we expect protests?

                      What?

                      Excellent!

                      If one of them played one and it was a winner, would they dare cash it in?

                      Scared

                      Those who run the lotteries love it when players look for consistency in something that's designed not to have any. So many systems, so many theories, so few jackpot winners. 

                      Lep

                      There is one and only one 'proven' system, and that is to book the action. No matter the game, let the players pick their own losers.

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                        Posted: January 20, 2015, 5:27 pm - IP Logged

                        Just you wait for some silly lawsuit about my " Kid ate the ticket because of the bacon smell and had to be rushed to hospital. .etc etc"

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                          Posted: January 20, 2015, 6:30 pm - IP Logged

                          Just you wait for some silly lawsuit about my " Kid ate the ticket because of the bacon smell and had to be rushed to hospital. .etc etc"

                          Skeptical is it me or did the IQ level just take a dip for a minute ??

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                            Posted: January 20, 2015, 7:27 pm - IP Logged

                             The Hoosier Lottery had a chocolate scented scratch off out last year. I played it and found it quite difficult to scratch. I dont know if it was because of the scented latex or what.

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