Florida Lottery “Factoids”

Established in 1986 to “Enable the people of the state to benefit from significant additional moneys for education…”

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Lotto Facts

  • Generated $18 Billion for Florida Education since 1988
  • Direct funding to public school districts: $9.1 Billion

 

  • Miami-Dade County Public Schools have received $2,520,350.151
  • Broward County Public Schools have received $1,529,156,861.00
  • Monroe County Public Schools have received $62,944,035.00

 

  • “Bright Futures” scholarships, valued at $2 Billion, have been given to 354,000 Students
  • Miami-Dade: 35,911 students have received lottery funded scholarships; in excess of $209 Million, $5819.43 per student
  • Broward: 38,765 students have received lottery funded scholarships: in excess of $225 Million, $5804.20 per student 

 

  • New Classrooms/Renovations: In excess of $3.3 Billion, 800 schools
  • Miami-Dade: $331 Million Dollars
  • Broward: $350 Million Dollars
  • Community Colleges: In excess of $4.9 Billion Dollars

 

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Florida Lottery Operating Expenses:
2007: $73.2 Million Dollars
2006: $71.9 Million Dollars

Lottery Sales:
More than $2 Billion Annually for the past 18 years
Earning at least $800 Million annually to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, with more than $1 Billion Dollars for the past 5 years. (2007 Figures)

Cash 3 
Total Winners: 24,492,227
Prizes Awarded: $3,191,801,151.50
Sales $6,485,620,768.00

Fantasy 5
16 Millionaires
Total Winners: 385,246,396
Total Prizes: $2,899,836,398.90
Total Sales: $5,838,161,206.00

Play 4
Total Winners: 3,605,724
Prizes Award: $1,438,539,988
Sales: $2,928,526,219.00

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Mega Money
46 Millionaires
Total Winners: 82,236,294
Prizes Awarded: $542,119,901.29
Sales: $1,106,729,242.00