Indiana Lottery Debuts Bacon-Scented Scratch-Off Tickets, Prizes Include 20-Year Supply Of Bacon

[Insert joke about literally bringing home the bacon here]

[Insert joke about literally bringing home the bacon here]

It appears Indiana likes New Hampshire’s style, as the state’s Hoosier Lottery has introduced a bacon-scented scratch-off ticket of its own. But unlike previous bacon-themed lotteries designed to tempt your olfactory system, this one actually includes the savory meat in the list of prizes, with a 20-year-supply of bacon at stake for players.

Along with rewarding whiff of meat on the $2 cards that went on sale yesterday, there are the usual cash prizes to tempt players, with instant prizes of up to $10,000 and five chances to win 20 years of bacon.

But what if you don’t have a ginormous deep freezer/meat locker prepared to accept all that bacon? Not to fear — the prize will be paid out in 20 installments of bacon (worth approximately $250 each) to allow for easy refrigeration, according to the official rules [PDF].

If you happen to be say, a vegetarian or someone else who doesn’t want all that bacon delivered to your doorstep? You can instead choose a one-time lump sum payment of $5,000 cash.