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Florida Lottery overhauls long-running daily games

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The Florida Lottery is overhauling some of its long-running daily games. Lottery officials announced last week that it is launching two new daily games called Pick 2 and Pick 5 on Monday. At the same time, the Florida Lottery is changing the name of its Cash 3 and Play 4 games to Pick 3 and Pick 4. Each Pick game costs .50 cents or $1 to play and prizes range from $50 to $50,000. Both Cash 3 and Play 4…

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Florida Lottery revenue on rise

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Higher Cash 3 and Play 4 sales, as well as increased scratch-off ticket sales, have led to a growth in Florida Lottery revenue, according to the state’s economic forecasters. Total ticket sales were $79 million over estimate for July-November of this year, the state’s Revenue Estimating Conference reported earlier this month. At the same time, sales of Powerball, Mega Millions, Lotto and Lucky Money have gone down, the report said. Lottery proceeds benefit the state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, which helps pay for public education.…

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