Yesterday, January 13, 2015, the Florida Lottery launched four new Scratch-Off games to join the player-favorite Gold Rush-themed game, $600,000,000 GOLD RUSH. The new games, $10,000 GOLD RUSH, $50,000 GOLD RUSH, $500,000 GOLD RUSH and $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH, offer more than $335 million in instant prizes and a second chance promotion with prizes of up to $25,000. All Lottery retailers are expected to have these new tickets in stock and available for purchase within 48 hours.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH, gives players the chance to win more than $164 million in prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.
The $5 game, $500,000 GOLD RUSH, offers more than 7.5 million prizes ranging from $5 to $10,000 and 24 top prizes of $500,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23.
The $2 game, $50,000 GOLD RUSH, features more than $56 million in prizes, including 40 top prizes of $50,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.68.
For just $1, $10,000 GOLD RUSH features 100 top prizes of $10,000 and more than 8.2 million prizes ranging from $1 to $200. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.88.
Four drawings will be held between February 3 and April 7 for non-winning GOLD RUSH tickets entered into the Cash Mine Second Chance Promotion. Entries will be accepted for the new GOLD RUSH tickets and $600,000,000 GOLD RUSH, which launched in 2014. In each drawing, one player will win $25,000, three players will win $10,000 and 20 players will win $1,000. For more information about these games and the second chance promotion, visit http://www.flalottery.com.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 64 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $640 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2013-14.
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $27 billion to education and sending more than 700,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 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 $37 billion in prizes and made more than 1,300 people millionaires. For more information, please visit http://www.flalottery.com.