53ER08-61. Ultimate Seminoles® Experience Second Chance Drawing. (Replaced by 53ER09-71)  

Effective on Thursday, October 9, 2008
  • 1(1) Beginning Friday, October 10, 2008, players can enter their non-winning Florida Lottery “$50 Grand” scratch-off tickets in the 20Ultimate Seminoles22 23Experience 24Second Chance Drawing on the F30lorida Lottery Web33site to win one of three prizes containing 41Florida State University® Seminoles45 46football tickets, gift cards and Florida Lottery scratch-off tickets.

    55(2) One Ultimate Seminoles59 60Experience Second Chance Drawing to award all three prizes will be held on December 2, 2008, from entries received by midnight on Saturday, November 29, 2008. The prizes to be awarded are as follows:

    94First Prize: 96A trip for two (2) to the bowl game in which the Florida State Seminoles play at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 season*, including two (2) tickets to the bowl game, one (1) hotel room for two (2) nights, airfare for two (2) from anywhere in the U.S. to the city where the game will be played, two (2) Florida State University hats and polo shirts, one (1) football autographed by Bobby Bowden, and $100 in Florida Lottery scratch-off tickets. (Value $1,900.00)

    179Second Prize: Two (2) season tickets for 2009 Florida State Seminoles football season, two (2) Florida State University hats and polo shirts, and 202$100 in Florida Lottery scratch-off tickets. (Value $820.00)

    210Third Prize: Four (4) tickets to 216the 2009 FSU219 220home game versus the Miami Hurricanes®, and 227$100 in Florida Lottery scratch-off tickets. (Value $360.00)

    235* If the Florida State Seminoles do not play in a bowl game at the conclusion of the 2008-2009 season, or if the first prize is not claimed in time for the winner to use the trip for the 2008-2009 bowl game, the trip will be for the next end of season bowl game in which the Seminoles play.

    294(3) To enter a non-winning ticket in an Ultimate Seminoles304 305Experience Second Chance Drawing, players must 311visit the Florida Lottery’s Web316site at 318www.319flalottery.com, click on the Ultimate Seminoles325 326Experience Second Chance Drawing icon and follow the directions. Winning “$50 Grand” tickets cannot be used for entry into a second chance drawing. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entries received. Players may enter as many times as they wish during the contest period. However, each valid ticket number may only be used one (1) time. Only one (1) prize will be awarded per person. Non-winning tickets received in the mail by the 403Florida 404Lottery will not be entered into the drawing and will not be returned.

    417(4) A total of six (6) entries will be drawn in the drawing. The first entry drawn will win the first prize, the second entry drawn will win the second prize and will be an alternate for the first prize, the third entry drawn will win the third prize and will be an alternate for the first and second prizes, and the fourth through sixth entries drawn will be alternates for all three prizes. The three (3) 494prizewinners in the Ultimate 498Seminoles499 500Experience Second Chance Drawing will be posted on www.flalottery.com by 3:00 p.m., 512on December 2, 2008. The Florida Lottery will attempt to notify prizewinners by telephone, certified mail or e-mail no later than one (1) week after the winners are drawn. If the 543Florida 544Lottery is unable to contact the first prize winner within three (3) weeks of the date of the drawing, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the 577Florida 578Lottery will attempt to award the prize to an alternate. If the second prize winner has been contacted within the initial three (3) week period, that winner will be given the option of accepting the first or second prize. In such case, if the third prize winner has been contacted, that winner will be given the option of accepting the third prize or the prize not selected by the second prize winner. If the 652Florida 653Lottery has been unable to contact the second and/or third prize winners during the initial three (3) week period, the Lottery will attempt to notify the alternate winner(s) for a period of three (3) weeks. If the Lottery is unable to contact the alternate winner(s) within three (3) weeks of forfeiture by the initial winner, the alternate winner(s) will forfeit their right to claim the prize and the prize will not be awarded. 726Ultimate Seminoles728 729Experience merchandise and lottery tickets will be shipped to the winner’s address within approximately 15 business days after the winning ticket has been received by the Lottery. Unclaimed prizes will remain the property of the donor company. 766Florida 767Lottery tickets will not be mailed to addresses outside the state of 779Florida780. Winners with addresses outside the state of 788Florida 789will receive a check for $795100 796in lieu of lottery tickets.

    801(5) All entries are subject to validation by the 810Florida 811Lottery and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met. To claim an Ultimate Seminoles827 828Experience Second Chance Drawing prize, the player must submit to the 839Florida 840Lottery the original valid non-winning ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing. Without such ticket, the player will forfeit his or her right to claim a prize. Winners must submit the valid entry ticket along with a completed Winner Claim Form DOL-173-2 or DOL-173-2S, as referenced in 889R890ule 53ER08-20, F.A.C., and a copy of acceptable identification to the Florida Lottery within two (2) weeks of notification by the Lottery of their selection as a winner. The first prize winner must also submit a Release and Authorization form DOL-474, Eff. 10/08 and the second and third prize winners must submit an Authorization to Release Address form DOL-473, Eff. 10/08. Forms DOL-473 and DOL-474 are hereby incorporated by reference and can be obtained 964from any Lottery office or 969on the 971Lottery’s Web973site 974www.flalottery.com975. 976Winners who cannot produce a valid entry ticket and/or do not return the required documents as set forth above will forfeit their right to claim the prize.

    1003(6) All federal, state and/or local taxes or other fees will be the responsibility of the winner. Federal income taxes are required to be withheld from a prize awarded to a nonresident alien claimant at the rate of thirty percent (30%) pursuant to applicable provisions of the Internal Revenue Code. Because the prizes in this promotion are in kind donations and there is no cash from which to withhold taxes, a nonresident alien claimant who is selected as a winner will be required to pay the withholding tax or forfeit the prize. The reporting and subsequent payment of any additional federal, state and/or local taxes shall be the responsibility of the nonresident alien winner.

    1117(7) No cash option is available in lieu of the prizes.

    1128(8) The right to claim a prize cannot be assigned to another person or entity.

    1143(9) All prizes are subject to the provisions of Chapter 24, F1155.1156S1157., 1158and rules promulgated thereunder. Prizes will be paid in accordance with the rules of the Florida Lottery governing payment of prizes.

    1179Copies of the current prize payment rule and the Ultimate Seminoles1190 1191Experience Second Chance Drawing rule can be obtained from the Florida Lottery, Office of the General Counsel, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4011.

    1214(10) Players must be at least 18 years of age. Persons prohibited by Section 122824.116, F.S., 1230from purchasing a Florida Lottery ticket are not eligible to play.

    1241(11) A player entering the Ultimate Seminoles1248 1249Experience Second Chance Drawing is deemed to have granted permission for the Florida Lottery to photograph and/or videotape and record the prizewinner with or without prior notification and to use the name, photograph, videotape, and/or recording of the prizewinner for advertising or publicity purposes without additional compensation.

    1296(12) The Ultimate Seminoles1300 1301Experience Second Chance Drawing shall be public, held in 1310Tallahassee, 1311Florida, 1312and witnessed by an accountant employed by an independent certified public accounting firm. The results of the drawing will be available after the drawing on the Florida Lottery’s Website at flalottery.com, by phone at (850) 1347487-7777 and at Florida Lottery retailers.

    1353Specific Authority 135524.105(9), 135624.109(1) FS. 1358Law Implemented 136024.105(9), 136124.115(1) FS. 1363History–New 10-9-08.