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Platinum Crossword

Odds of winning top prize: 1 in 480,000

Platinum Crossword

Platinum Crossword

Platinum Crossword gives you the chance to find something that can make any day sparkle and shine: a win! You have the chance to win up to $75,000 playing this game. Just mark the letters on the crossword puzzle that match any of YOUR CALL LETTERS. You’ll win a prize if three or more horizontal or vertical words are completely matched, or the bonus word is completely matched - partial words do not count.

Ask your Lottery retailer for a $10 Print ‘n Play Platinum Crossword ticket, or press the Print ‘n Play Games button on the Lottery Vending Machine – no playslip to fill out, no numbers to choose and no need to wait for a draw.

Print ‘n Play: Play the game, or scan the ticket to find out if you’ve won instantly!

What is Platinum Crossword?

When is the last time you did a crossword puzzle? Recapture the exciting feeling of filling out a crossword puzzle when you play the $10 Print 'n Play Platinum Crossword game from the Virginia Lottery.

The Lottery's crossword games are great for adults who love words and the excitement of seeing a crossword puzzle come together.

How to find the $10 Print 'n Play Platinum Crossword ticket

The Lottery sells these tickets in two locations:

  • At a retailer that sells Virginia Lottery tickets. You can find one near you by using the Lottery's find a retailer tool.
  • At one of the Lottery Vending Machines, which can be found in retailers around Virginia.

What is the top prize when playing Platinum Crossword?

The top prize is $75,000. The odds of winning that prize are 1 in 480,000. The odds of winning any prize in this game are 1 in 2.97.

How to play the $10 crossword game

To play Platinum Crossword, look over the puzzle on the ticket, which already has the toughest part finished for you — the words are all filled in! Below the puzzle is the list of YOUR CALL LETTERS. Cross off every instance of one of YOUR CALL LETTERS in the puzzle. For example, if one of YOUR CALL LETTERS is E, and you have the word "eye" in your puzzle, you can cross off both of the Es.

You’ll win a prize if three or more horizontal or vertical words are completely matched, or the bonus word is completely matched. Partial words do not count.

The Lottery supports K-12 public education in Virginia

Every Virginia Lottery game benefits public education for children across the commonwealth. When you play Lottery games, you contribute to the hundreds of millions of dollars the Lottery turns over to K-12 public education in Virginia each year.

Ways To Win

9 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$75,000
1 in 480,000
9 Puzzle Words
$37,500
1 in 480,000
8 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$10,000
1 in 96,000
8 Puzzle Words
$5,000
1 in 48,000
7 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$1,000
1 in 9,600
7 Puzzle Words
$500
1 in 4,800
6 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$200
1 in 4,800
6 Puzzle Words
$100
1 in 2,400
5 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$100
1 in 600
5 Puzzle Words
$50
1 in 87.27
4 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$40
1 in 48
4 Puzzle Words
$20
1 in 16
3 Puzzle Words + BONUS WORD
$20
1 in 8.73
3 Puzzle Words
$10
1 in 9.60
BONUS WORD
$10
1 in 48

Overall Chances of Winning any Prize: 1 in 2.97

Legal Stuff

Need more info? See our official Platinum Crossword rules here.