FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, AUGUST 7, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
36 NEW CHANCES TO WIN WITH FIVE NEW
SCRATCH-OFF GAMES FROM THE FLORIDA LOTTERY!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery introduced five new Scratch-Off games today that offer more than $263 million in total cash prizes. The games, $2,000,000 CASHWORD, FULL OF $500's, ACES AND 8's, CA$H PAYOUT, and 2's FOR THE MONEY, range in price from $1 to $10. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 72 hours.
For $10, $2,000,000 CASHWORD features six top prizes of $2 million and over 6,000 prizes of $1,000 to $2 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.38.
The $5 game, FULL OF $500's, offers more than $72 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $250,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.33.
ACES AND 8's features eight top prizes of $25,000 and more than $5 million in cash prizes of $30 to $10,000! This $2 game offers more than 2.5 million winning tickets, and overall odds of winning are one-in-4.36.The second $2 game launching today, CA$H PAYOUT, features 10 top prizes of $30,000 and more than $32 million in total cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.36. For just $1, players can win up to $3,000 with 2's FOR THE MONEY. There are over four million winning tickets totaling more than $12 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.94. 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 $31 billion to education and sending more than 750,000 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 $52.4 billion in prizes and made more than 1,900 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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