FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE FLORIDA LOTTERY INTRODUCES
TWO NEW LOTERIA SCRATCH-OFF GAMES
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is introducing two new LOTERIA Scratch-Off games that offer more than $155 million in total cash prizes. The games, LOTERIA™ GRANDE and LOTERIA™, go on sale today. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 72 hours.
The $5 game, LOTERIA GRANDE, features 16 top prizes of $250,000, and more than five million winning tickets! Overall odds of winning are one-in-3.98.
For just $2, players can win up to $30,000 with LOTERIA. There are more than 13 million winning tickets totaling over $82 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.50.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 65 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $734 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2015-16.
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 transfers 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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