FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
WIN NOW AND WIN LATER WITH FLORIDA LOTTO® WITH EZMATCH™
~ Win up to $500 Instantly! ~
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is proud to announce that the exciting, optional add-on feature EZmatch™, will be available on FLORIDA LOTTO® purchases beginning Monday, January 1, 2018. Players who add EZmatch to their FLORIDA LOTTO purchases can win cash prizes of up to $500 instantly!
EZmatch gives FLORIDA LOTTO players the opportunity to win cash prizes instantly, for an additional $1 per play, and still have the chance to win millions more in the FLORIDA LOTTO drawing. When a player adds EZmatch to his or her FLORIDA LOTTO purchase, six EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts will be printed on the ticket. If any of the EZmatch numbers match any of the FLORIDA LOTTO numbers on the ticket, the player instantly wins the prize amount shown.
All EZmatch prizes of less than $600 can be redeemed at any Florida Lottery retailer. Prizes of $600 or more must be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office. If an EZmatch prize is paid by a retailer before the applicable FLORIDA LOTTO drawing on the ticket has occurred, a continuation ticket will be provided to the player. EZmatch prizes may be claimed up to 180 days after the first draw date on the ticket.
FLORIDA LOTTO has been the Lottery's flagship game since 1988, contributing more than $7.7 billion to education. FLORIDA LOTTO has the highest sales of any in state lotto game nationwide.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tomorrow, December 30, 2017, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $10 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
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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