53ER16-5. Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion  


Effective on Thursday, January 07, 2016
  • 1(1) 2Beginning January 12, 2016, through April 5, 2016, the Florida Lottery will conduct the 16Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion (“Promotion”) in which 24players can enter non-winning Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets from the following FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER games into a second chance drawing for a chance to win a cash prize:

    51(a) $10,000 FLAMIN55GO MULTIPLIER Game Number 1296;

    60(b) $50,000 FLAMIN64GO MULTIPLIER Game Number 1297;

    69(c) $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Game Number 1298;

    77(d) $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Game Number 1299; and,

    87(e) $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Game Number 1288.

    96Winning Scratch-Off tickets from the above listed games cannot be use107d for entry into the Promotion.

    113(2) How to Enter.

    117(a) 118To enter a non-winning $10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER or $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off ticket into one of the 151second chance drawings, 154players must enter on the Florida Lottery’s website at flalottery.com. On the home page of the Florida Lottery’s website, players can click on the Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion banner and follow the directions. Players will be prompted to log-in or register. The 24-digit ticket serial number (4-digit game number and 20-digit ticket number) is located below the play area on the front of a $10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER and $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off ticket under the latex covering. Players are to scratch off the latex covering to reveal the number and enter the entire 24-digit ticket serial number in the designated ti272cket entry area on the website.

    278(b) 279Entry Determination. Each non-winning $10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER and $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off ticket is assigned a predetermined number of entries that corresponds to the price of the non-winning ticket, as s326hown in the table below.

    331Ticket Price Point

    334FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Game

    337Number of Entries

    340$20

    341$5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER

    34620

    347$10

    348$2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER

    35310

    354$5

    355$500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER

    3595

    360$2

    361$50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER

    3652

    366$1

    367$10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER

    3711

    372Players may enter as many times as they wish during the contest period; however, each valid ticket number may only be entered one time. Tickets should not be mailed to the Florida Lottery unless players are contacted by the Florida Lottery and requested to do so. Non-winning tickets received in the mail by the Florida Lottery will not be entered in the drawing and will not be returned. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries entered. 451All entries are subject to validation by the Florida Lottery and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met.

    471(c) Facebook Promo Code. 475The Florida Lottery will post a promo code on Facebook (www.facebook.com/Florida Lottery) during each of the four entry periods set forth in subsection (4), below. A player may earn 20 additional entries by entering the promo code (designated for that entry period) at the time the player enters a non-winning  $10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER or $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER ticket into a drawing. A player may only enter a promo code once during each entry period.

    565(3) Prizes. 567The following table sets forth the prizes available in the Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion.

    582Prizes per Drawing

    585Prize Level

    587Prize Amount

    589Number of Winners per Drawing

    594First Prize

    596$25,000

    5981

    599Second Prize

    601$10,000

    6033

    604Third Prize

    606$1,000

    60820

    609A total of 96 prizes will be available in the Promotion.

    620(4) Drawings. A total of 625four second chance drawings will be held and winners will be randomly selected from entries submitted before midnight (ET) on the last day of the entry period for each drawing. The entry periods and drawing dates are set forth in the table below.

    668Drawing

    669Entry Period

    671Drawing Date

    6731

    674January 12, 2016 – February 2, 2016

    681February 4, 2016

    6842

    685February 3, 2016 – February 23, 2016

    692February 25, 2016

    6953

    696February 24, 2016 – March 15, 2016

    703March 17, 2016

    7064

    707March 16, 2016 – April 5, 2016

    714April 7, 2016

    717In 718each of the drawings, a total of forty-four valid entries will be drawn by the Florida Lottery using a certified random number generation process. The first valid 745entry drawn will win the first prize of $25,000. The second through fourth valid entries drawn will each win a second prize of $10,000. The fifth through twenty-fourth valid entries drawn will each win a third prize of $1,000. The twenty-fifth through forty-fourth valid entries drawn will be used in the order in which they were drawn and in the order of need to select an alternate first, second or third prize winner in the event a first, second or third prize cannot be awarded.

    833(5) Notification.

    835(a) The prizewinners in each second chance drawing will be posted on flalottery.com after the drawing.

    851(b) 852The F854lo855r856ida Lottery will attempt to notify each winner by telep866ho867n868e, U.S. mail or email using the contact information provided in th880e 881winner’s registration data 884no later than twenty-four hours after the winners are posted on the Florida Lottery’s website. The Florida Lottery deems the winner’s registration data as the winner’s official contact information, including the physical mailing address, and will not attempt to further locate a winner if attempts to reach the winner using the winner’s registration data are unsuccessful. 940If the Florida Lottery is unable to have personal contact with the first prizewinner or a second or third prize winner within two weeks of the date of the drawing, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to the first alternate winner in accordance with subsection (4) above.  1001If the Florida Lottery is unable to have personal contact with the first alternate winner within two weeks of the date of notification, the alternate winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to a second alternate winner. This process will continue until an alternate is contacted or the Florida Lottery has exhausted the list of available alternates. If the Florida Lottery is unable to contact an alternate, the prize will not be awarded.

    1086(6) How to Claim a Prize. To claim any prize in a Cash Multiplier second chance drawing, the winner must submit to the Florida Lottery the original valid non-winning $10,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $50,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER or $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER 1138Scratch-Off 1139ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing. Without such ticket, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim a prize. The winner must submit the valid entry ticket along with a completed Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2, revised 9/13, or Spanish Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2S, revised 9/13 and a copy of acceptable identification as set forth in the rule of the Florida Lottery governing payment of prizes. A copy of the current prize payment rule can be obtained from the Florida Lottery, Office of the General Counsel, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4011. 1237Forms DOL 173-2 and DOL 173-2S are hereby incorporated by reference 1248and may be obtained at any Florida Lottery office, from the Florida Lottery’s website at flalottery.com, or by writing to: Florida Lottery, Customer Service, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4016. The required documentation must be received by the Florida Lottery no later than two weeks after the Florida Lottery has made personal contact with the winner. If the Florida Lottery has not received the required documentation from a prizewinner by the fourteenth day after notification, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to the first alternate winner 1348in accordance with subsection (4) above. 1354If the Florida Lottery is unable to have personal contact with the first alternate winner within two weeks of the date of notification, the alternate winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to a second alternate winner. This process will continue until an alternate is contacted or the Florida Lottery has exhausted the list of available alternates. If the Florida Lottery is unable to contact an alternate, the prize will not be awarded.

    1439(7) Award of First Prize. Upon 1445the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of the first prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of $25,000, less applicable federal tax withholding.

    1471(8) Award of Second Prizes. 1476Upon 1477the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of a second prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of $10,000, less applicable federal tax withholding.

    1503(9) Award of Third Prizes. Upon 1509the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of a third prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of $1,000.

    1530(10) Taxes. All federal, state and/or local taxes or other fees on the prizes won in the Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion will be the responsibility of the winner. 1559Thirty percent (30%) federal income tax withholding will be withheld from any prize won by a nonresident alien claimant in the Promotion, regardless of the amount of 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.

    1610(11) Other Restrictions and Provisions.

    1615(a) All prizes are subject to the provisions of Chapter 24, F.S., and rules promulgated thereunder. Prizes shall be paid in accordance with the rule of the Florida Lottery governing payment of prizes. A copy of the current prize payment rule can be obtained from the Florida Lottery, Office of the General Counsel, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4011.

    1674(b) If 1676any prizewinner in the Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion is identified as owing an outstanding debt to a state agency or child support collected through a court, the debt will be collected in accordance with Section 171224.115, F.S.

    1714(c) Players must be at least 18 years of age. Persons prohibited by Section 172824.116, F.S., 1730from purchasing a Florida Lottery ticket are not eligible to play.

    1741(d) By entering the Cash Multiplier Second Chance Promotion, a player gives his or her 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.

    1794(e) Cash Multiplier second chance drawings shall be public, held in Tallahassee, Florida, and witnessed by an accountant employed by an independent certified public accounting firm. The results of each drawing will be available after the drawing on the Florida Lottery’s website at flalottery.com.

    1838Rulemaking Authority 184024.105(9), 184124.109(1) FS. 1843Law Implemented 184524.105(9), 184624.115(1) FS. 1848History18491850New 1-7-16.