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DeSantis turned to Hunt after former Florida Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell stepped down from the post.
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...
The Lottery Revenue Estimating Conference met in Tallahassee last week and noted their estimates on scratch off sales were off as there have been around $50 million in additional sales of those tickets than they first thought.
If signed into law, Florida would be the only state in the nation with a large print “warning” label on scratch off tickets. Estimates have shown that K-12 Florida education funding would lose around $61 million and thousands of Bright Futures Scholarships could be at risk.
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.
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.
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