FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE FLORIDA LOTTERY IS CELEBRATING
25 YEARS OF POWERBALL®'s WINNING MOMENTS
~ Limited-time Instant Win Promotion On Sale Now ~
TALLAHASSEE - Beginning today, every 25th POWERBALL® with Power Play® purchase of $12 or more, sold statewide, will be an instant winner of $25! A Prize Alert symbol will print on the POWERBALL with Power Play ticket and the $25 Cash Prize Coupon will automatically print following the ticket. The Cash Prize Coupon can be redeemed at any Florida Lottery retailer or District Office. The promotion will end after all 23,120 instant win prizes are awarded.
"The Florida Lottery is proud to join in the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of POWERBALL" said Secretary Jim Poppell. "This promotion will add more winning moments for players and retailers, while giving us the opportunity to generate additional contributions for education."
The next POWERBALL drawing will be held Wednesday, November 15, at 10:59 p.m. ET, with an estimated $103 million jackpot. National POWERBALL drawings are broadcast live, in high-definition, from the Florida Lottery's state of the art draw studio in Tallahassee. Florida Lottery game drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state.
ABOUT POWERBALL IN FLORIDA
Since joining POWERBALL in 2009, the game has generated $1.73 billion in contributions to education statewide. Florida is among the top-selling POWERBALL states in the country, with more than 78.2 million winning tickets totaling more than $2.3 billion in prizes, including 12 jackpot winners. Florida was also one of the three states nationally to have a winner share in the world record-setting $1.586 billion POWERBALL jackpot in January 2016.
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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