FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE FLORIDA LOTTERY KICKS OFF FOOTBALL SEASON
WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE GAMEDAY CASH PROMOTION!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is kicking off the 2017 college football season with the GameDay Cash Promotion, giving Lottery players the chance to win cash and football prizes while supporting their favorite Florida college team all season long. All FLORIDA LOTTO®, FANTASY 5® and Fast Play (CORNHOLE CASH™) tickets purchased by November 27, 2017, can be entered to win. Universities participating in the promotion include Florida State University®, University of Central Florida™, University of Florida®, University of Miami® and University of South Florida™.
"The GameDay cash promotion is unique because it showcases the Lottery's commitment to education by supporting five state universities and adding some fun to the football season," said Florida Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell. "At the same time, we are pleased to introduce the new Fast Play game, CORNHOLE CASH, which will provide additional revenue for education statewide."
Players who purchase qualifying tickets from September 1, through November 27, 2017, can collect symbols to earn entries by downloading the free GameDay Cash App on their smartphone or tablet which they can use to scan the barcode on their ticket. Players can also enter their ticket numbers on the Lottery's website. Each time a player enters a ticket in the promotion, they have a chance to be selected for a bonus game to win $25 cash or Florida Lottery coupons.
Each team will have four Fan Experience drawings and a Grand Prize drawing, with prizes including season tickets, team merchandise and free Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets. Additionally, there will be a final RV Grand Prize drawing held on November 28, 2017, to award one lucky player a 2018 Winnebago Motorhome provided by Lazydays RV. "Lazydays RV is proud to partner with the Florida Lottery on the Gameday Cash College Football Promotion to benefit Florida's schools and colleges," said Lazydays RV Chief Marketing Officer, John Lebbad.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 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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