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This week, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) announced its tenth consecutive record-breaking year with an estimated $9.07 billion in annual sales for fiscal year 2020-21, more than $1.5 billion higher than the 2019-20 fiscal year. As...
The Lottery has experienced double-digit growth for nine consecutive months this fiscal year, with total sales to date 22.28 percent, or $1.207 billion, higher than the same period last year. These increased sales translate into record education contributions.
Since the Lottery’s inception, Florida’s public schools have received more than $20.3 billion, while colleges and universities have received a combined total of more than $9.9 billion. Additionally, more than $6.8 billion has been used to fund the Bright Futures Scholarship Program, which has enabled over 880,000 students to attend college since 1997.
The Florida Lottery chose Scientific Games Corporation as its primary instant games provider through 2027, continuing their work on scratch off tickets which has been going on for more than 30 years. Working with Scientific...
Robinson’s bill overwhelmingly cleared the House on a 113-2 vote. The bill is being backed in the state Senate by Sen. Keith Perry, R-Gainesville.
HB 629 from state Rep. Will Robinson, R-Bradenton, who sits on the Gaming Control Subcommittee, would prohibit the use of personal electronic devices to play, store, redeem, sell, or purchase lottery tickets or games.
Those funds have included more than $11.6 billion for public schools across the Sunshine State. Florida’s colleges and universities have received more than $8.4 billion.