TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) is excited to announce the limited-time POWERBALL First Millionaire of the Year® Promotion! Now, through September 27, 2021, players can enter all Florida POWERBALL tickets into the drawing where 50 winners will be selected to receive $1,000. These 50 Florida semi-finalists will also be entered into a national drawing where five finalists from Lotteries across the country will each win a New Year’s Eve prize package and the chance to win $1 million during Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2022 live television broadcast on December 31, 2021!
The 50 Florida semi-finalists will be announced on October 4. Each of the five national finalists will receive an at-home New Year’s Eve party package, including $10,000 cash, a deluxe dinner for eight, a 70-inch LED TV, a karaoke system, a premium laptop computer, and $500 to spend at Party City.
To enter, players can scan any Florida POWERBALL® ticket using the Lottery’s free mobile app or by entering the ticket number on the Lottery’s website at www.flalottery.com. The deadline to enter tickets into the promotion is Monday, September 27, at 11:59 p.m., ET. To learn more, visit www.flalottery.com.
ABOUT DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming with the “Academy of Country Music Awards,” “American Music Awards,” “Billboard Music Awards,” “Golden Globe Awards,” “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest” and the “Streamy Awards.” dcp also owns one of the world’s most extensive and unique entertainment archive libraries with more than 60 years of award-winning shows, historic programs, specials, performances and legendary programming. dcp is part of MRC Live & Alternative, a division of diversified global entertainment company MRC. For additional information, visit www.mrcentertainment.com.
ABOUT POWERBALL® IN FLORIDA
Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated more than $2.2 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 103.2 million winning tickets totaling more than $3.3 billion in prizes, including 16 jackpot winners. Florida was also one of the three states nationally to have a winner share in the world record-setting $1.586 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $39 billion to enhance education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $77.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.