Aces and 8s

Game Details

It’s a game taken out of the pages from the old, American western frontier. Aces and 8s is reminiscent of yesteryear with its simplicity of the game and winning prize amounts, featuring twenty ways to win up to the games’ top prize of $50,000. But don’t let the legend of the “Dead Man’s Hand*” keep you from playing. And don’t forget this game features a black spade as a bonus number that lets you win all twenty prizes instantly; it’s like your ace in the hole.

So, settle down to the table and be dealt a few hands, er, Scratch Tickets of Aces and 8s for your shot at winning a prize as big as the ol’ west. Sip on a sarsaparilla and keep an eye on the door once you win the game’s top prize of $50,000.


*The “Dead Man’s Hand” is rumored to be the last hand of five-card poker held by the legendary western icon Wild Bill Hickok at the moment of his untimely demise in August of 1872 in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. They say his hand consisted of the aces of spades and clubs, the eights of spades and clubs, and an unknown hole card.

  1. How To Play Step 1

    Scratch Games can be purchased from most Idaho Lottery retailers. Scratch tickets can be located at the checkout counter or in a Winstation lottery vending machine.

  2. How to play step 2

    Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to any of the WINNING NUMBERS, win prize shown.

    Reveal an “8” symbol to win that prize automatically. Reveal an “ACE” symbol to win DOUBLE the prize shown.

    Bonus: Match the BONUS number to any WINNING NUMBER and win all 20 prizes.

  3. How to play step 3

    Redeem any prizes won, under $599, at any Idaho Lottery retailer. Any prize won $600 and over, can be redeemed at the Lottery headquarters, in person or via mail.

Prize Amount # of Prizes Odds
$50,000 2 1:276,188
$1,000 3 1:184,125
$500 54 1:10,229
$100 167 1:3,308
$50 8,088 1:68
$30 2,480 1:223
$20 16,580 1:33
$15 14,730 1:38
$10 36,796 1:15
$5 73,673 1:8


All tickets, transactions, and winners are subject to Lottery Rules and State Law. Prizes must be claimed within 180 days after the official end of game. Persons altering tickets are subject to prosecution. You must be at least 18 years old to purchase a ticket.