Florida lottery sold a record number of scratch cards
The Florida Lottery has sold a record number of scratch cards, with a total turnover of 186 million dollar in the previous month; September. The sales of scratch cards beat the old record of 173 million dollar by 7.8%, this record was achieved in 2007.
According to the spokesperson Connie Barnes 35 million dollar was donated to charity. This money is used to improve education through the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund. Of the total revenue 131 million dollar was returned in prize money. The Florida Lottery offers 40 scratch cards and they are for sale in vending machines and retail displays at 13.200 retailers. The scratch cards are a major product for this lottery; it generates 56% of the total sales.
When you live in the UK you are unable to buy scratch cards from Florida, but you can compete with other foreign lotteries, including the famous EuroMillions and Mega Millions lottery. The amounts of money you can win are much higher than the national lottery. At The Lotter you can buy lottery tickets online and after the draw you can view the results online.