53ER13-8. Retailer FLORIDA LOTTO™ Bonus Commission Program. (Replaces by 53ER09-70)  

Effective on Friday, February 1, 2013
  • 1(1) The Florida Lottery will conduct, as a retailer sales incentive, a Retailer FLORIDA LOTTO16 17Bonus Commission Program (“Program”) in which the Florida Lottery will award bonus commissions to reta32ilers that sell a winning jackpot ticket for a Wednesday or 43Saturday FLORIDA LOTTO drawing.

    47(2) 48The bonus com51mission will start at $10,000. 57In the event no winning jackpot ticket is sold for a FLORIDA LOTTO drawing, the bonus commission amount will increase by $5,000 per draw until a winning jackpot ticket is sold, at which time the bonus commission will start over at $10,000.

    101(3) 102If multiple winning jackpot tickets are sold for the same FLORIDA LOTTO drawing, the retailers selling such tickets will share the bonus commission125s126. Each retailer selling a winning jackpot ticket will receive a share of the bonus equal to the number of winning jackpot tickets sold by that particular retailer divided by the total number of winning jackpot 162tickets sold for that drawing.

    167(4) 168Award of a bonus commission is not dependent upon the winning jackpot ticket being claimed by the winner.

    186(5) 187Retailers whose Florida Lottery contracts are terminated or inactivated prior to the bonus commission award shall be paid the bonus commission earned provided said termination or inactivation was not due to noncompliance with Chapter 24, 222F.S., 223Chapter 53, 225F.A.C. or contract terms.

    229(6) 230A bonus commission will be considered compensation to the retailer for Inte242rnal Revenue Service purposes. 246The Florida Lottery reserves the right to apply a bonus commission earned against a retailer’s outstanding debt to the Florida Lottery, and to award the remaining balance of 274the bonus commission, if any.

    279(7) 280FLORIDA LOTTO bonus commissions are subject to availability of funds appropr291iated for retailer incentives. 295This Program is subject to cancellation by future emergency rule if retailer incentive funding is not appropriated or if the Florida Lottery determines that it is no longer in the state’s best interest to use such funds for this purpose.

    335Rulemaking 336Authority 33724.105(9)(i), 33824.109(1) FS. 340Law Implemented 34224.105(9)343(i344), 34524.112(1) FS. 347History348349New 3502-1-13, 351Replaces 35253ER09-35370, 354F.A.C355.