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Smell of success: Scratch-n-sniff bacon lottery tickets available in New Hampshire

Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too.

The state lottery has released its first scratch-n-sniff "I Heart Bacon" ticket this month, which features a $1,000 grand prize.

Lottery Commission Executive Director Charlie McIntyre says players "will think it's time for Saturday morning breakfast."

To promote the ticket, the New Hampshire Lottery will be driving a "bacon truck," handing out free applewood smoked bacon samples and tickets at stores in Keene and Durham, the state welcome centers in Hooksett, and the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester.