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Florida Lottery Celebrates 2021 Accomplishments

Last week, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) showcased its accomplishments and milestones achieved in 2021, during Gov. Ron DeSantis’ third year in office. “As I reflect on the Lottery’s accomplishments this year, I am honored to...

Florida Lottery Announces Record-Breaking Year With $9.07 Billion in Sales

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...

Greenberg Traurig Brings in Samantha Ferrin as a Director of Tallahassee Office

Ferrin, who has worked in Florida politics and government for more than a decade, most recently served as the interim secretary and chief of staff for the Florida Lottery. 

Florida Lottery Looks Back to 2020 Accomplishments

“This year has been a year unlike any other, but one thing that has remained unchanged is the Lottery’s commitment to Florida’s students and schools. In 2020, the Lottery reached not one, but two major milestones in its mission to enhance education; surpassing $37 billion in total contributions to the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in May, and then exceeding $38 billion in total contributions just five months later in October."

Florida Lottery Contributed $38 Billion for Education Since Being Launched

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.

Florida Lottery Honored With Financial Reporting Award For Third Consecutive Year

The GFOA award is the highest form of recognition in governmental accounting and financial reporting and is awarded to entities who go above and beyond the minimum requirements of generally accepted accounting principles, indicating a spirit of transparency and full disclosure. Its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.

Ashley Moody Warns About Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors in South Florida

State Attorney General Ashley Moody joined the Florida Lottery in warning about a Lottery scam targeting the elderly making its rounds in South Florida in which scammers are asking residents for help claiming a “winning” ticket.

Florida Lottery Warns of Scam Targeting the Elderly

The scammers are claiming that they’ve won a Lottery prize but are unable to collect it because they are not a U.S. citizen so they ask the victim to claim the prize for them, promising a share of the winnings.

Florida Lottery Urges Players to Remain Safe During Coronavirus Pandemic

The Florida Lottery is encouraging everyone to live responsibly and play safe during this unprecedented time by following some suggested tips.

Florida Lottery Shuts Down Headquarters and District Offices to the Public Due to Coronavirus

Over the weekend, the Florida Lottery announced it was closing its headquarters and all district offices to the public starting on Monday until further notice.
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The Dean’s List: A Look at Who Made the Honor Roll in Florida Politics–and...

From term limits for school board members, to the Florida Lottery, here's a look at those that made "the list."

Florida Lottery Launches Online Player’s Guide to Encourage Responsible Winning, Playing

“The Player’s Guide will serve as a one-stop-shop for the latest tips, resources, documents and how-to information for every Florida Lottery player—from beginners to experienced players,” the Lottery noted.