Join the Florida Lottery’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Play New September Scratch-Off Games with Huge Top Prizes!
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JOIN THE FLORIDA LOTTERY’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AND PLAY NEW SEPTEMBER SCRATCH-OFF GAMES WITH HUGE TOP PRIZES!
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery has five new Scratch-Off games going on sale today, including the 25th Anniversary Edition of MILLIONAIRE, WILD 7’S, PLATINUM CRO$$WORD, LUCKY DOLLARS, and HOT CHILI TRIPLER. The games feature more than $390 million in total cash prizes. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 48 hours.
A special 25th Anniversary Scratch-Off ticket reminiscent of the Lottery’s very first Scratch-Off game, MILLIONAIRE, is being launched in celebration of 25 years of the Florida Lottery giving back to players. The game features over $290 million in total cash prizes, including 25 prizes ranging from $1 million to $5 million, and the highest prize payout percentage ever in Florida Lottery history. This ticket features one-in-2.87 overall odds of winning, the best overall odds of any Scratch-Off game currently available from the Florida Lottery.
As an added bonus, players will have the opportunity to enter their non-winning MILLIONAIRE tickets in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion on the Lottery’s website, for a chance to be one of five finalists to win a trip to the Florida Lottery’s January 12, 2013, Anniversary Celebration event. One lucky player will win $1 million and four players will each win $250,000. The 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion will feature five drawings between October 10 and December 12, 2012. For more information, visit the Florida Lottery website.
For just $5, players have the chance to win up to $250,000 with the WILD 7’S Scratch-Off game. The game features more than $28 million in total cash prizes, and the overall odds are one-in-3.99.
The $3 Scratch-Off game, PLATINUM CRO$$WORD, offers players the chance to win up to $50,000, and features more than 4.3 million winning tickets. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.13.
The $2 Scratch-Off game, LUCKY DOLLARS, features more than $21 million in total cash prizes and the overall odds of winning are one-in-4.36.
For only $1, players have the chance to win one of 256 $1,000 prizes with HOT CHILI TRIPLER. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.80.
The Florida Lottery offers approximately 60 Scratch-Off games at any given time through vending machines or counter displays at more than 13,000 retailers statewide. Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, making up approximately 58 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $495 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2011-12.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 99 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, contributions 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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