Lottery Secretary Cynthia O’Connell
Amid the Florida Legislature’s debate over if and how gambling should expand in the state, Florida Lottery officials are boasting about record increases in sales.
The Florida Lottery will have a new multi-state game for players to toss money toward next week, while the action for another fixture goes cold.
Florida residents who like to drop of a couple of bucks each week in hopes of hitting it big in the Florida Lotto or multi-state Powerball will soon have a new game to wager on.
It’s been 25 years since Florida voters first approved a lottery in the Sunshine State. Since that approval, Florida officials say the lottery has contributed $23 billion towards education through the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.