iGaming Business – Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has confirmed it is to launch a new multi-state lottery game in the US.

Launching on October 19, ‘Monopoly Millionaires Club’ will be go on sale in an initial 23 participating states, comprising Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas and Washington DC.

Pending regulatory approval, the new game is also expected to launch in California, Idaho, Kansas, North Dakota, Ohio, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin after October 19.

The premium Monopoly-themed lottery game, which will be accompanied by a weekly one-hour prime time television programme, offers players three different ways to win $1 million (€797,432).

Created under licence by Hasbro, Scientific Games said the new draw game is expected to generate more simultaneous millionaires than any other lottery game in history, with the prize pool beginning with a $15 million top prize and 10 $1 million club prizes.