Florida Lottery Announces Record Sales Month, Strongest November Ever
By Space Coast Daily // December 5, 2016
$489 million in sales, 9.5 percent increase
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces its strongest November ever, with record sales for the month totaling over $489 million, an all-time record high.
This represents an increase over last year’s November sales of 9.5 percent.
Ticket sales during the month of November generated approximately $127 million in contributions to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
“With the support of our players and retailers, the Florida Lottery is able to go above and beyond in fulfilling its mission of maximizing revenues to education in Florida,” said Florida Lottery Secretary Tom Delacenserie.
“Our players should feel good knowing that each time they play the Florida Lottery, it’s a win for education; these record sales translate into millions of additional dollars for Florida’s students and schools.”
The Lottery’s November sales figures represent all product offerings, with Scratch-Off sales being primarily responsible for the record numbers; sales of Scratch-Off tickets alone exceeded $327 million.
Draw games accounted for more than $162 million in sales.
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