Georgia Lottery’s iHope card lets you play from home
The Georgia Lottery has taken playing the lotto to another level.
Players can now play at home or play in stores even if they do not have cash. No longer do players have to wait in long lines to play their lucky numbers.
The iHOPE™ Discover® Debit Card is a prepaid debit card that allows cardholders to load funds onto their online iHOPEcard account for use purchasing tickets on the Georgia Lottery’s website. Prizes up to and including $5,000 won on tickets purchased using an iHOPEcard through the Georgia Lottery’s website or at any lottery retailer in the state of Georgia automatically upload to the player’s account. The iHOPE Discover Debit Card can be used to shop everywhere Discover is accepted including no-lottery purchases.
The iHOPEcard is available to any resident of the United States, age 18 or older, however it can only be used to purchase lottery tickets when located in the state of Georgia.
This card can be trouble for those who do not know when to call it quits, as users are able to upload funds to the iHOPEcard account online using any Debit MasterCard or a checking or savings bank account. How many bills will go unpaid due to folks trying to hit the jackpot?