53ER19-68. Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion  


Effective on Thursday, October 24, 2019
  • 1(1) 2Beginning October 28, 2019, and continuing through January 6, 2020, (“Promotion Period”) the Florida Lottery will conduct the 20Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion 25(“Promotion”) in which 28players can enter non-winning Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets (also known as instant tickets) from the following LUCK family of games into a 50Holiday Luck s53econd chance drawing for a chance to win a cash prize:

    64(a) Game Number 1435, $10,000 HOLIDAY LUCK;

    72(b) Game Number 1436, $50,000 HOLIDAY LUCK;

    80(c) Game Number 1437, $1,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK;

    89(d) Game Number 1438, $2,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK; and

    99(e) Game Number 1434, $5,000,000 LUCK. 

    107Non-winning Scratch-Off lottery tickets from 112the five above-listed LUCK family of games may be entered throughout the entire Promotion Period for entry into the next available drawing. 134Winning Scratch-Off lottery tickets from the above-listed LUCK family of games cannot be used for entry into a 152Holiday Luck 154second chance drawing.

    157(2) How to Enter.

    161(a) 162To enter a non-winning LUCK family Scratch-Off lottery ticket into one of the 175second chance drawings, 178players must enter on the Florida Lottery’s website at 187flalottery.com188. 189On the home page of the Florida Lottery’s website, players can click on the 203Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion 208banner 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 LUCK family 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 ticket entry area on the website.

    281(b) 282Entry Determination. Each non-winning LUCK family Scratch-Off lottery ticket is assigned a predetermined number of entries that corresponds to the price of the non-winning ticket, 307as shown in the table below.

    313Ticket Price Point

    316Game Name

    318Number of Entries

    321$1

    322Game Number 1435, $10,000 HOLIDAY LUCK

    3291

    330$2

    331Game Number 1436, $50,000 HOLIDAY LUCK

    3382

    339$5

    340Game Number 1437, $1,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK

    3485

    349$10

    350Game Number 1438, $2,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK

    35810

    359$20

    360Game Number 1434, $5,000,000 LUCK

    36720

    368Each valid non-winning ticket number may only be entered one time and only into one drawing during the Promotion Period. 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 a drawing and will not be returned. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries entered. 443All entries are subject to validation by the Florida Lottery and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met.

    463(3) Social Media 466Promo Code. A player may earn 25 additional entries by entering a social media promo code at the time the player enters a non-winning LUCK family Scratch-Off ticket number into a drawing. 498A non-winning LUCK family Scratch-Off ticket number must be entered to enable the social media promo code feature and the ticket number and the promo code must be entered at the same time. 531The Florida Lottery will post one promo code on Facebook (542www.facebook.com/floridalottery543), Instagram (546www.instagram.com/floridalottery547), and Twitter (551www.twitter.com/floridalottery552) during each of the three entry periods. The unique social media promo code for each entry period can be unveiled by participating in an interactive game; the link for the game will be pinned to the top of the Florida Lottery’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profile pages. The social media promo code for each entry period is only valid for the corresponding entry period for which it is designated and can only be entered one time.

    629(4) Prizes. 631The following table sets forth the prizes available in the Promotion.

    642Prizes per Drawing

     

    645Prize Level

    647Prize Amount

    649Number of Prizewinners per Drawing

    654Total Prizewinners

    656Top Prize

    658$10,000

    6603

    6619

    662Second Prize

    664$5,000

    6667

    66721

    668Third Prize

    670$1,000

    67235

    673105

    674Total

     

    67545

    676135

    677(5) Drawings. A total of 682three second chance drawings will be held. Prizewinners for each drawing will be randomly selected from entries submitted and received before midnight 704(705ET706) 707on the last day of the entry period for that drawing. The entry periods, drawing dates and winner announcement dates are set forth in the table below. Drawings shall be public, held in Tallahassee, Florida, and witnessed by an accountant employed by an independent certified public accounting firm. 

    755Drawing

    756Entry Period

    758Dr759awing Date

    761Winners Announced

    7631

    764October 28, 2019 767 768November 18, 2019

    771November 20, 2019

    774November 25, 2019

    7772

    778November 19, 2019 781 782December 9, 2019

    785December 11, 2019

    788December 16,2019

    7913

    792December 10, 2019 795 796January 6, 2020

    799January 8, 2020

    802January 13, 2020

    805In 806each of the drawings, a total of 65 valid entries will be drawn by the Florida Lottery using a certified random number generation process. The first through third 834entries drawn will win the top prize of $10,000. The fourth through tenth entries drawn will each win a second prize of $5,000. The eleventh through forty-fifth entries drawn will each win a third prize of $1,000. The forty-sixth through sixty-fifth entries drawn will be used in the order in which they were drawn and in the order of need to select an alternate top, second, or third prize winner in the event a top, second, or third prize cannot be awarded.

    919(6) Prizewinner Notification.

    922(a) The prizewinners in each second chance drawing will be posted on flalottery.com on the announcement date set forth in the table in subsection (5) above for the related drawing, or as soon thereafter as practicable.

    958(b) 959The F961lo962r963ida Lottery will attempt to notify each prizewinner by telep973ho974n975e or email using the contact information provided in th985e 986prizewinner’s registration data 989no later than one business day (Monday-Friday) after the prizewinners are posted on the Florida Lottery’s website. The Florida Lottery deems the winner’s registration data as the prizewinner’s official contact information, including the physical mailing address. The Florida Lottery will not attempt to further locate a prizewinner if attempts to reach the winner by telephone or email are unsuccessful. 1048If the Florida Lottery is unable to have contact by telephone or email with a prizewinner within seven calendar days of the date the prizewinners are posted on the website, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to an alternate prizewinner in accordance with subsection (5) above. 1108If the Florida Lottery is unable to have contact by email or telephone with the alternate prizewinner within seven calendar days of the date of notification, the alternate prizewinner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to the next alternate prizewinner. This process will continue until an alternate prizewinner is contacted or the Florida Lottery has exhausted the list of alternate prizewinners due to unsuccessful notification attempts or due to failure by a prizewinner or an alternate prizewinner to timely provide required claim documentation as set forth in subsection (7) below. If the Florida Lottery exhausts the list of alternate prizewinners, the prize will not be awarded.  

    1226(7) How to Claim a Prize. To claim any prize in a second chance drawing, the prizewinner must submit to the Florida Lottery the original valid non-winning LUCK family 1255Scratch-Off 1256ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing. Without such ticket, the prizewinner will forfeit his or her right to claim a prize. The prizewinner must submit the 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. 1353Forms DOL 173-2 and DOL 173-2S are hereby incorporated by reference 1364and may be obtained at any Florida Lottery office or retailer, from the Florida Lottery’s website at 1381flalottery.com, 1382or by writing to: Florida Lottery, Customer Service, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4016. The required documentation must be received by any Florida Lottery office no later than seven calendar days after the Florida Lottery has made personal contact with the prizewinner. If the Florida Lottery has not received the required documentation from a prizewinner by the seventh calendar day after notification, the prizewinner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to an alternate prizewinner 1468in accordance with subsections (5) and (6) above. The same timeframe for a prizewinner to return required documentation to the Florida Lottery shall apply to an alternate prizewinner.

    1496(8) Award of Top Prizes. Upon 1502the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of a top prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a top prize of $10,000, less applicable federal income tax withholding.

    1530(9) Award of Second Prizes. 1535Upon 1536the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of a second prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a second prize of $5,000.

    1558(10) 1559Award of Third Prizes. Upon 1564the Florida Lottery’s timely receipt of a third prize winner’s required documentation, the Lottery will award a third prize of $1,000.

    1586(11) Taxes. Except as specifically described herein, all federal, state and/or local taxes or other fees on the prizes won in the 1608Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion 1613will be the responsibility of the prizewinner. 1620Thirty percent federal income tax withholding will be withheld from any prize won by a nonresident alien prizewinner 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 prizewinner.

    1670(12) Other Restrictions and Provisions.

    1675(a) All prizes are subject to the provisions of Chapter 24, Florida Statutes, 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.

    1735(b) All prizewinners will be analyzed for state-owed debt. If a prizewinner is identified as owing an outstanding debt to any state agency or owes child support collected through a court, the debt will be offset in accordance with 1774S1775ection 177624.115(4), 1777Florida Statutes. If the debt is an amount less than the amount of the prize, the balance of the prize after deduction of the debt shall be awarded. If the debt is an amount greater than the amount of the prize, the entire prize amount will be applied to the outstanding debt.

    1829(c) Players must be at least 18 years of age. Persons prohibited by 1842S1843ection 184424.116, 1845Florida Statutes, from purchasing a Florida Lottery ticket are not eligible to enter the Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion.

    1864(d) By entering the 1868Holiday Luck Second Chance Promotion, 1873a 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.

    1917Rulemaking Authority 191924.105(9), 192024.109(1) FS. 1922Law Implemented 192424.105(9), 192524.115(1) FS. 1927History–New 10-24-19.