FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2018
FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE FLORIDA LOTTERY IS CELEBRATING ITS 30TH BIRTHDAY
WITH A NEW FAMILY OF SCRATCH-OFF GAMES!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery today introduced the FLORIDA X THE CASH family of Scratch-Off games. The four new games range in price from $1 to $10, and feature more than $363 million in cash prizes and more than 32 million winning tickets! All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 72 hours.
The $10 game, FLORIDA 50X THE CASH, gives players the opportunity to multiply their winnings by up to 50 times! The game also offers over $162 million in cash prizes, plus eight $2 million top prizes! Overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.
The $5 game, FLORIDA 20X THE CASH, features 14 top prizes of $1 million, and more than $110 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.22.
The $2 game, FLORIDA 10X THE CASH, has over $65.5 million in cash prizes, including 325,000 prizes from $50 to $1,000! Overall odds of winning are one-in-4.68.
For just $1, players can win one of 100 top prizes worth $10,000 with FLORIDA 5X THE CASH! The game also features more than $26 million in cash prizes and over eight million winning tickets! Overall odds of winning are one-in-4.88.
Additionally, six drawings will be held between January 31 and April 11, 2018, for non-winning FLORIDA X THE CASH tickets entered into the 30th Birthday Cash Spectacular Second Chance Promotion. In each of the six drawings, one player will win $30,000, two players will win $10,000, four players will win $5,000, and 30 players will win $1,000. Players can also earn up to 35 extra entries per entry period by entering special social media "promo codes" that will be posted to the Florida Lottery's official Facebook and Instagram pages during each second chance promotion entry period. For more information about these games and the second chance promotion, visit www.flalottery.com.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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