FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
A LOTTO CHANGES ARE COMING...
~ The Florida Lottery is Enhancing its Flagship Draw Game, FLORIDA LOTTO® ~
TALLAHASSEE - On Thursday, October 8, the Florida Lottery will introduce a new version of Florida's flagship Draw game, FLORIDA LOTTO®! The changes will offer players bigger prizes and better overall odds. In addition to the game changes, a new logo and draw show will also be unveiled.
Some of the exciting new features players can expect to see include a prize multiplier on every ticket, a new prize level for matching 2-of-6 numbers, and a new add-on feature that gives players the chance to win up to $250,000 in additional cash prizes for $1 more! The price of a FLORIDA LOTTO ticket will also increase from $1 to $2.
FLORIDA LOTTO sales continue to contribute to education funding in Florida. Since introducing FLORIDA LOTTO in 1988, the game has generated more than $8 billion for Florida's students and schools. Florida's flagship Draw game has had over 401 million in winning tickets totaling more than $10.3 billion in prizes. Additionally, FLORIDA LOTTO has created over 1,000 millionaires!
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to enhance education and sending more than 840,000 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 $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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