TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery today held the first of nine promotional drawings in the FLORIDA LOTTO™ Gas for Life Promotion. A total of 50 winners won Gas for a Month, and five winners won Gas for a Year. All of the entries from today’s drawing also qualify for the grand prize drawing with a chance to win Gas for Life. To view the list of winners from this drawing, visit the Florida Lottery’s website at: www.flalottery.com.
From May 23 through July 11, 2012, all players who purchase at least $5 in FLORIDA LOTTO or FLORIDA LOTTO with XTRA tickets will have a chance to win additional prizes. Some lucky players will instantly win $50; all others will receive a voucher they can enter in the Gas for Life Promotion on the Florida Lottery’s website. As of midnight, May 30, there have been 1,287 lucky instant $50 cash winners.
Eight Gas for Life promotional drawings remain, and will be held on June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, and July 12. A Pit Stop drawing will be held midway through the promotion on June 14. All entries received by June 13 will be automatically entered in the Pit Stop drawing for a chance to win a VIP trip to the Subway Jalapeno 250 Powered By Coca-Cola and the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway® on July 6-7, 2012. All entries received throughout the contest period will qualify for the grand prize drawing on July 12, for a chance to win Gas for Life.
Playing FLORIDA LOTTO has made more than 900 people millionaires and paid more than $9 billion in prizes over its 24-year history. The game has generated $7 billion for the state’s education system as well.
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The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 99 percent of its revenue back into the state through prize payouts, donations to education, and money paid to Florida retailers. In 2011, Florida Lottery games made 79 people millionaires. Since 1988, the Florida Lottery has transferred billions of dollars to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, investing in Florida’s future leaders through school construction, K-12 classroom support and more than 550,000 Bright Futures Scholarships. The games of the Florida Lottery are designed to fuel excitement while funding tomorrow. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.
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