Florida Lottery Records Best Month of July Ever, All-Time Record Sales Eclipsed $532 Million
By Space Coast Daily // August 6, 2016
The Florida Lottery announces its strongest start ever to the new fiscal year, with all-time record sales for the month of July totaling over $532 million, 17% higher than the previous July record.
Ticket sales during the month of July generated an estimated $144 million in contributions to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
The Lottery’s sales figures represent the best July ever for both Scratch-Off and Draw game sales. Scratch-Off sales exceeded $332 million, with the introduction of the MONOPOLY™ FLORIDA EDITION family of Scratch-Off games accounting for over $100 million alone.
Draw games accounted for over $199 million in sales.
“The Florida Lottery is proud to start off the new fiscal year with our best July on record,” said Secretary Tom Delacenserie.
“As we move forward, we will continue producing innovative games and exciting promotions to ensure we continue to increase our sales and maximize revenue for education.”