In a stunning display of popularity and support, the Massachusetts Lottery’s “Billion Dollar Extravaganza” ticket emerged as the undisputed champion of the Fleurry Madness Tournament, leaving its competitors in the dust. The event, which saw 48 lotteries’ instant tickets go head-to-head, culminated in a landslide victory for Massachusetts over the South Dakota Lottery, with a score of 808 to 116.
The Fleurry Madness Tournament, a unique competition where the lottery industry casts votes for their favorite instant tickets, witnessed a series of intense matchups. However, the “Billion Dollar Extravaganza” ticket from Massachusetts stood out from the very beginning. Not only did it win every round, but it did so with a margin of over 150 votes. In many cases, the margin soared to an impressive 400 votes, showcasing its overwhelming popularity.
“As the Mass Lottery’s first $50 ticket, it was essential that Billion Dollar Extravaganza present our customers with a value proposition beyond anything they’ve ever seen. With the biggest grand prizes, the highest payout percentage, the largest amount of total prize money, and the most Second Chance Drawings ever offered in Mass Lottery history, this ticket did just that. Additionally, for the first time ever, we included three tiers of grand prizes, with three $25,000,000 prizes, five $2,000,000 prizes, and fifteen $1,000,000 prizes. As if that wasn’t enough, Billion Dollar Extravaganza presented players with the best chance to win $500 and $1,000 prizes in Mass Lottery history, and all winning tickets totaled $100 or more. Collectively, these factors made for an incredibly appealing ticket,” By Edward Farley, Chief Marketing Officer, Massachusetts Lottery.