Florida Lottery Announces New Scratch-Off Tickets
By CapitalSoup.com // March 8, 2015
offerS more than $687.9 million cash prizes
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery introduced four new Scratch-Off games that offer more than $687.9 million in total cash prizes.
The games, $10,000,000 FLORIDA CASH, CASCADING CASH, MONEY BAGS, and WILD DOUBLER, are on sale now.
All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 48 hours.
The headlining game, $10,000,000 FLORIDA CASH, features four top prizes of $10 million, 46 prizes of $1 million, and more than $624 million in total cash prizes.
This $25 game offers more than 11 million winning tickets, and overall odds of winning are one-in-2.88.
The $5 game, CASCADING CASH, offers more than $37 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $250,000.
The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.00.
For just $2, players can win up to $25,000 with MONEY BAGS.
There are more than 2.8 million winning tickets totaling more than $17 million in cash prizes.
The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.36.
WILD DOUBLER, the newest $1 game, features more than 3 million chances to win.
The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Florida Lottery’s portfolio of games.
It comprises of approximately 64 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $640 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2013-14.