TALLAHASSEE (Press Release) – The Florida Lottery’s summer Scratch-Off games are the perfect addition to the money clip you’ll give dad for Father’s Day this year. It’s a new twist on a classic gift that could reap big rewards.
For the outdoorsman, reel in big winnings when he plays the wildly popular GUY HARVEY® Scratch-Off game. The $2 tickets capture six colorful wildlife scenes with original Guy Harvey® Collector’s Series artwork and offer cash prizes of up to $30,000. You could give dad the opportunity of a lifetime – to go fishing with Guy Harvey himself to Grand Cayman Island! This sport fishing package includes round-trip airfare for two from Miami to Grand Cayman; ground transportation between the airport and hotel; three nights’ deluxe accommodations at Westin Casuarina Resort and Spa (or equivalent); daily lunch and dinner at Guy Harvey’s Island Grill (alcoholic beverages not included); one full day of offshore fishing with Guy Harvey; a trip to “Stingray City”; a $1,000 gift certificate to “Guy Harvey’s Gallery and Shoppe”; and $2,000 cash.
You still have time to include dad in all of the excitement. Every ticket may be entered into the Guy Harvey® Sportsman’s Paradise Second Chance Promotion on the Lottery’s website until June 27. Since its launch in late-March, the GUY HARVEY® Scratch-Off game has exceeded $1 million in sales each week.
For the family game night enthusiast, package these newest offerings from the Florida Lottery with the gifts you give your dad:
· $500,000 MONOPOLY™ – With a doubled top prize and updated artwork, $500,000 Monopoly increases excitement as players aspire to win it big for just $5 per ticket.
· $3 BINGO NIGHT – Replacing Wild Number Bingo, this variation of a classic game gives dad the chance to triple his prize with the free space “Money Bag” symbol in his winning combination.
· MONEY IN THE BANK – The $2 Scratch-Off game will bring money into dad’s bank account with cash prizes of up to $30,000, and more than 2.8 million winning tickets up for grabs.
· RED WHITE & BLUE DOUBLER – The odds are in dad’s favor to set off fireworks early with this $1 game that offers 100 top prizes of $3,000, plus more than $7 million in total cash prizes.
The Florida Lottery offers approximately 60 Scratch-Off games at any given time through instant ticket vending machines or on-counter displays at more than 13,000 retailers statewide. Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, making up approximately 56 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $455 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2010-11.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 99 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, donations to education, and money paid to Florida retailers. In 2011, playing Florida Lottery games made 79 people millionaires. Since its beginning in 1988, the Florida Lottery has transferred billions of dollars to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, investing in Florida’s future leaders through school construction, K-12 classroom support and more than 550,000 Bright Futures scholarships. The games of the Florida Lottery are designed to fuel excitement while funding tomorrow. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.