FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, APRIL 8, 2019
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
WIN MILLIONS INSTANTLY WITH FOUR NEW
SCRATCH-OFF GAMES FROM THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery introduces four new Scratch-Off games today that offer more than $232 million in total cash prizes. The games, $50, $100, AND $500 BLOWOUT, $500,000 CROSSWORD EXTRA PLAY, CASH MULTIPLIER, and TRIPLE IT, range in price from $1 to $10. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 72 hours.
$50, $100, AND $500 BLOWOUT offers over $117.8 million in $50, $100, and $500 winners! This $10 game also features more than 1.7 million winning tickets. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-8.88.
$500,000 CROSSWORD EXTRA PLAY, a $5 game, features over $69.4 million in prizes including eight top prizes of $500,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.06.
CASH MULTIPLIER gives players the chance to win up to six times on one ticket! This $2 game also offers 20 top prizes of $30,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.39.
For just $1, players can win up to $3,000 with TRIPLE IT! This game features more than four million winning tickets totaling over $12.3 million in prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.88.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2017-18.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $34 billion to education and sending more than 808,000 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 $61.2 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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