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What do the letters on scratch tickets mean?

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The letters on a scratch off lottery ticket indicate the amount of money that person has won. According to Wild104fm.com, the letters are abbreviations for the winning prize amounts on the ticket.

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What do the letters on scratch tickets mean?
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If there is an "X" on the ticket, that means the ticket is not a winner. Most lottery tickets show the winning amount and have that number written out as well. For example, if a person won $50, the lottery ticket would write out both "50" and "fifty". The letters do not necessarily need to be abbreviated in order to be written on the ticket; however, words are sometimes abbreviated for space.


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