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Idaho Lottery Introduces New 2by2 Daily Draw Game; Weekly Grand Moves to Daily Draws


BOISE, Idaho – Tonight is the first night players trying the new 2by2 Draw Game have a chance to win DOUBLE the top prize of $44,000.  The Idaho Lottery introduced the new Draw Game, 2by2 on Sunday, April 18, 2021.  

This new game allows players the opportunity to win $22,000 every day of the week, and up to $44,000 on Tuesdays.

“2by2 is a new game to Idaho that is played in several States across America’s heartland.  This new game will have a true, Idaho feel to it,” said Jeff Anderson, Idaho Lottery Director.  “We're looking forward to it being successful, not only for our players, but also for our beneficiaries - Idaho's public schools and buildings."

2by2 tickets cost $1 and gives players eight different ways to win.  If a player chooses to buy a 7-day multi-draw ticket, on Tuesday every prize the player wins doubles, all the way up to the top prize of $44,000.  In the game, players select two red ball numbers from 1 to 26, then two white ball numbers from 1 to 26.  They win by matching a single number.  If they match all four numbers, they win the jackpot prize!

In addition to 2by2, the Idaho Lottery has upgraded the game Weekly Grand from a twice-weekly draw game to a daily draw game.  This $2 draw game allows players to win $1,000 a week, every week for 52 weeks with withholding taxes paid by the Lottery.  Any non-winning tickets in Weekly Grand may be entered for a monthly second-chance draw to win $100 a week for 52 weeks with withholding taxes paid.  Weekly Grand was first introduced in 2011 and has recorded 41 jackpot winners and 117 second-chance winners.

2by2 drawings occur every night of the week at 8:15 pm, Mountain Time.  Weekly Grand winning numbers are drawn at 8:00 pm Mountain Time, seven days a week.



The Idaho Lottery responsibly provides a variety of entertaining games featuring Powerball, Mega Millions, Scratch GamesTM, and PullTabs with a high degree of integrity to maximize the dividend for Idaho public schools and the permanent building fund. Since their inception in 1989, the Idaho Lottery has sold over $4.2 billion in products, awarded more than $2.6 billion in prizes to players, returned $249 million in retail commissions, and distributed $961.5 million in Lottery dividends to Idaho public schools and buildings. To learn more, please visit www.idaholottery.com.

CONTACT: David Workman
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