Each deal of Beat the Odds contains 660 tickets and a seal card. Eighteen
tickets, randomly distributed throughout each box, contain signup numbers.
Holders of signup numbers have a chance of winning five prizes totaling
The seal card has five rows of
windows. The top row contains one window concealing a signup number. The
next row contains one additional window concealing the signup number from
the previous row plus one new signup number. The signup numbers in each row
are randomly distributed.
Each row is associated with only
ONE prize. Holders of tickets bearing signup numbers have a chance to win a
prize from each row on the seal card.
All players that have a ticket
with a signup number should retain that ticket until all tickets in the box
have been sold and all prizes on the seal card have been awarded.
INSTRUCTIONS: Once all tickets
in the box have been sold,
Announce that the drawing
for Beat the Odds will take place and identify the serial number.
Open the top window ONLY and
show it to players so that two or more players can see the hidden
number. Announce the hidden signup number. (This player automatically
The player with the winning
number chooses ONLY ONE window from the next row for the worker to open.
The winner of that row will choose which window to open in the NEXT ROW!
Open ONLY the chosen window
and show it to players so that two or more players can see the hidden
Continue until one winner
has been determined for each prize.
The chance of the winner of Row
1 being able to BEAT THE ODDS by choosing the window from each row
containing his own signup number is only 1 out of 120. By doing so, that
player would win $320.