FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
PANHANDLE MAN WINS 2018 WINNEBAGO MOTORHOME
IN THE FLORIDA LOTTERY'S GAMEDAY CASH PROMOTION!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is proud to announce that James Bocchini, of Miramar Beach, is the Grand Prize winner of a 2018 Winnebago Motorhome. The motorhome, provided by Lazydays RV, was part of the Lottery's GameDay Cash Promotion, which gave players the chance to win cash and 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, could be entered to win. Participating universities included Florida State University® , University of Central Florida™ , University of Florida® , University of Miami® and University of South Florida™ .
The RV Grand Prize drawing was held on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. A frequent FANTASY 5® player, Bocchini said he was shocked and excited to win such a life-changing prize. "My daughter lives in Alberta, Canada, and my wife and I are already planning our first trip in the new motorhome to go and visit her this spring," he shared.
Players who purchased qualifying tickets from September 1, through November 27, 2017, collected symbols to earn entries by downloading the free GameDay Cash App on their smartphone or tablet which they used to scan the barcode on their ticket. Players could also enter their ticket numbers on the Lottery's website. Each time a player entered a ticket in the promotion, they had a chance to be selected for a bonus game to win $25 cash or Florida Lottery coupons. In addition to the RV Grand Prize drawing, each team had four Fan Experience drawings and a Grand Prize drawing, with prizes including season tickets, team merchandise and free Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets.
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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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