New Hampshire Lottery Now Doles Out Dollars and Bacon Scents

The New Hampshire Lottery added an olfactory twist to its newest batch of scratch tickets. For the first time, they're scratch-and-sniff tickets that release the scent of bacon.

The New Hampshire Lottery has added an olfactory twist to its newest batch of scratch tickets. For the first time, the lottery’s offering scratch-and-sniff tickets, set to reward you with the heady scent of bacon, whether or not they earn you a prize.

The I Heart Bacon Scratch Tickets, which went on sale earlier this month, can be snapped up for $1. Players who scratch the ticket to reveal a heart symbol win the prize shown, and those who uncover a bacon symbol win double the prize money revealed on the card —  up to a grand prize of $1,000, which is, of course, a respectable pile of scratch.

“The I Heart Bacon Scratch Ticket combines two things people love: the chance to win cash and the wonderful, enticing smell of bacon,” Charlie McIntyre, executive director of the New Hampshire Lottery Commission, told local ABC affiliate WMUR.

And if the ticket doesn’t completely satisfy your passion for pork, the lottery is also handing out free slices of bacon along with the scratch tickets at various venues across the state — just for a little added sizzle, we guess.

Photo courtesy of New Hampshire Lottery
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