The Idaho Lottery has released a game new to not only the state, but the entire world.

The game is called Cash Getaway, and it's the world's first clear plastic ticket.

What's so special about it? You use your smartphone to play the game.

"We've always kind of tried to move the edge of that and as technology advances, we're trying to introduce new products to try and keep up with that," said Idaho Lottery Spokesman David Workman. 

First what you do after purchasing your five dollar ticket is scan the QR code on your ticket, and that takes you to their webpage. After scratching free the game code, you enter it on the site and you then line the card up with your phone screen, and the card reveals whether you won or not. You can win up to $50,000.

So why Idaho?

"Idaho is a unique marketplace. We're kind of closed in certain areas, a lot of the states around us don't have lotteries and they don't have scratch products, so that gives us an opportunity to try new things that we can eventually take nationwide eventually," said Workman.

Nobody knows for sure if the digitally interactive scratch cards will be a nationwide hit. But for that to happen, they have to be a statewide hit in Idaho before anywhere else.

"We'd like the game to catch on. It's got a unique play style, a unique play format, it's kind of fun, it's something new, it's something different for folks," said Workman. 


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