FLORIDA LOTTERY’S KICKOFF NEARS FOR THE FAN-TASTIC COLLEGE FOOTBALL PROMOTION
~ Promotion begins August 29 ~
TALLAHASSEE – Back by popular demand! The Florida Lottery is pleased to announce its partnership with eight Florida universities to offer the Fan-Tastic College Football Promotion, giving FLORIDA LOTTO(tm) players the chance to support their local college football teams while winning a variety of fun prizes, including a bowl game trip; season tickets; a regular season away game trip; team merchandise; a $10,000 cash prize, and more. Universities participating in the promotion include Florida A & M University(r), Florida Atlantic University(r), Florida International University(r), Florida State University(r), University of Central Florida(tm), University of Florida(r), University of Miami(r), and University of South Florida(tm).
“Last year’s Fan-Tastic College Football Promotion was a huge success, with more than one million entries,” said Florida Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell. “This year we’ve added even more prizes for our players and college football fans to enjoy, with the added benefit of supporting Florida universities and education in our state.”
This year’s promotion will be held from August 29 through November 28, 2012. Players who purchase a $10.00 or more FLORIDA LOTTO or FLORIDA LOTTO with XTRA ticket will receive a voucher with a unique number that may be entered into the Florida Lottery’s Fan-Tastic College Football Promotion on the Lottery’s website. Each of the eight teams will have four Fan Experience drawings, along with one final Grand Prize drawing, for a total of 205 winners per team. More information will be available on the Lottery’s website beginning August 29.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 99 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, donations to education, and money paid to Florida retailers. In 2011, playing Florida Lottery games made 79 people millionaires. Since its beginning in 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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