FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE FLORIDA LOTTERY'S NEW PAC-MAN® SCRATCH-OFF
PUTS YOUR FAVORITE ARCADE GAME IN THE PALM OF YOUR HANDS
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is introducing the new $5 Scratch-Off game, PAC-MAN®, offering more than $52 million in total cash prizes! The ticket features retro artwork, depicting the classic Pac-Man arcade game. The game also features more than 3.8 million winning tickets, including 13 top prizes of $250,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.
The Florida Lottery also launched three additional Scratch-Off games today that offer more than $110 million in instant prizes. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 72 hours.
The $3 game, SCRABBLE, features more than $63 million in total cash prizes, including 40 top prizes of $50,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.14.
For just $2, players can win up to $30,000 with 2018 NEW YEAR'S BUCKS. There are over 5.5 million winning tickets totaling more than $33.5 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.37.
SILVER DOLLAR features 600 top prizes of $1,000 and more than $14 million in total cash prizes! This $1 game offers more than 4.9 million winning tickets, and overall odds of winning are one-in-4.81.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2016-17, and comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales.
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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