Florida Lottery offers new $500 raffle promotion

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Lottery players will have a new chance to win extra cash starting this week.


The Florida Lottery announced Monday that people who purchase a single game ticket at $10 or more with specific games will receive a free raffle ticket.

The games include CASH POP, Florida Lotto, Mega Millions or Powerball Draw.

The ticket will be entered into the next available weekly drawing.

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During the six weekly drawings each Monday starting Sep. 25, 100 players can win $500 in cash.

The promotion lasts until Oct. 30. Raffle prizes can be redeemed within 180 days at any Lottery retailer.

Florida Lottery said the promotion is expected to garner $40 million for education.

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