~ Put a Little Magic Your Gift Giving Now ~
TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Florida Lottery debuts five of its six new holiday-themed Scratch-Off games, guaranteed to spread holiday magic this season. These games include: $1,000,000 SEASON’S GREETINGS, HOLIDAY GIFT, SEASON’S GOLD, HO HO HO LOTTA CASH and HOLIDAY DELIGHT. They range in price from $1 to $10 and feature more than $100 million in prizes combined. The $2 Scratch-Off game, scented CHOCOLATE COVERED 7’S, is scheduled to launch on December 3, 2013.
For $10, players have the chance to win up to $1 million with the $1,000,000 SEASON’S GREETINGS Scratch-Off game. The game features more than $30 million in total cash prizes, is available in three different eye-catching colors, and has overall odds of winning of one-in-3.41.
The $5 Scratch-Off game, HOLIDAY GIFT, offers players the chance to win up to $250,000! With four colorful scenes, this game offers more than 1.4 million winning tickets, including six top prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.05.
The $2 Scratch-Off game, SEASON’S GOLD, features more than $12.5 million in cash prizes with eight top prizes of $25,000. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.36.
Players can have a “ho ho ho lotta” fun playing the $2 Scratch-Off game, HO HO HO LOTTA CASH, which features more than two million winning tickets, including 12 top prizes of $25,000. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.38.
For only $1, players have the chance to win up to $5,000 with HOLIDAY DELIGHT. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.87.
Lottery retailers will also provide specially-designed holiday gift envelopes, while supplies last, for purchases of $5 or more, so customers can buy and “wrap” their Florida Lottery gifts with just one stop.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 60 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $575 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2012-13.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $25 billion to education and sending more than 650,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $40 billion in prizes and made more than 1,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.