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Cash Is King Charitable Lottery Sales Hit Crunch Time!

Monday, 05.11.2007 / 5:00 PM / News
By Edmonton Oilers Press Release
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Cash Is King Charitable Lottery Sales Hit Crunch Time!
"Inner City High Hoping For Support In Last 4 Days Of Cash Is King"

The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation announced today that their dreams for funding the new Inner City High may be delayed because sales of Cash is King Lottery tickets are lagging behind targets, and are appealing to the community to support this cause.

“The Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation and the City of Edmonton have made a big commitment to help these troubled children, and we remain strongly committed to finishing the job,” said Doug Goss, Chairman of the Edmonton Oilers Community Foundation. “Even though we have had terrific support from Oilers players, the local media and many community leaders, it still appears that there may be some confusion about the need for these funds, and the fact that they will be 100% dedicated to charity. The Cash Is King Lottery is a critical first step in getting the project started, and as we stand today, ticket sales are a very large concern. The clear message that needs to be conveyed today is that the simple purchase of a Cash Is King Lottery ticket will help make this change a reality.”

With ticket sales presently below the break-even point, the chances of winning one of the 8,046 prizes, including one of the three Grand Prizes of $1 million each have practically doubled. This might be just the news that lottery ticket buyers love to hear, but it doesn’t bode well for the Inner City High project or the Oilers Community Foundation.

Oilers Captain Ethan Moreau added, “Not only is this a great cause that is strongly supported by the Oilers, but given the present sales levels, it is also an unbelievable opportunity to win! Lastly, I also want people to know that not a single dime of these funds go to the hockey club. The money raised here will be directed to the Inner City High project. So, purchase your tickets today and show these kids the true heart of Oil Country.”



The Cash Is King Lottery features the best prizes of any of the charitable lotteries for the least expensive ticket. As well as the three Grand Prizes of $1 million each, fans can win over $1.8 million in other cash prizes, as well as once-in-a-lifetime sport vacations to such world class events as the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China, the Super Bowl, the Masters, the Stanley Cup Finals, and more.

Tickets for the Cash Is King Lottery may be purchased in packs of 3 for $100, 8 for $250, or 18 for $500 and every ticket purchased is eligible for every prize. The deadline for ticket purchase is this Thursday, November 8th at 12:00 Midnight. To purchase your ticket, or for more information, log onto www.cashiskinglottery.com, or call 1-866-440-4477.
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