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Holidya Bonus Play Second Chance Promotion

Rules

53ER20 – 86 Holiday Bonus Play Promotion.

  1. Beginning October 26, 2020, and continuing through January 4, 2021, ("Promotion Period") the Florida Lottery will conduct the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion ("Promotion") in which players can enter winning and non-winning FLORIDA LOTTO® Draw Game tickets purchased during the Promotion Period ("qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO ticket"), and non-winning Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets (also known as instant tickets) from the following holiday games into a Holiday Bonus Play second chance drawing for a chance to win a cash prize or gift card:
    1. Game Number 1471, $10,000 HOLIDAY CASH;
    2. Game Number 1472, NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION™;
    3. Game Number 1473, $1,000,000 MONEY TREE;
    4. Game Number 1474, HOLIDAY CASH BLOWOUT. and
    5. Game Number 1470, 200X THE CASH.

    Winning and non-winning FLORIDA LOTTO® Draw Game tickets purchased during the Promotion Period, and non-winning Scratch-Off lottery tickets from the five above-listed Holiday Scratch-Off games may be entered throughout the entire Promotion Period for entry into the next available drawing. Winning Scratch-Off lottery tickets from the above-listed Holiday Scratch-Off games cannot be used for entry into a Holiday Bonus Play second chance drawing.

  2. How to Enter.
    1. A player may enter a winning or non-winning qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO Draw game ticket or a non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off lottery ticket on the Florida Lottery's website at flalottery.com. or using the Florida Lottery's Mobile Convenience App ("App"). On the home page of the Florida Lottery's website, players are to click on the Promotions banner, select the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion and follow the directions. Players will be prompted to log-in or register. On the App, players may click on either of the Promotions buttons, log-in, select the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion and follow the directions. A Promotions button is located on the main menu and also on the bottom navigation bar. A player may only create one account. Any attempt by a player to use more than one account by using multiple or different email addresses, identities, registrations, logins, or any other methods will subject the player and any associated entries to disqualification.
    2. On the ticket entry page, players are to enter the entire FLORIDA LOTTO or Holiday Scratch-Off ticket serial number in the designated ticket entry area on the website or scan the ticket barcode using the App.
      1. For FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game tickets, the 19-digit ticket serial number is located on the front of the ticket near the bottom. The ticket barcode is also located on the front of the ticket at the bottom.
      2. For Holiday Scratch-Off tickets, players are to scratch off the latex covering on the front of the ticket to reveal the 24-digit ticket serial number (4-digit game number and 20-digit ticket number) and the ticket barcode. The ticket serial number is located below the play area on the front of the ticket and the ticket barcode is also located on the front of the ticket.
    3. Entry Determination. Each qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game ticket and non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off lottery ticket is assigned a predetermined number of entries. A FLORIDA LOTTO ticket will receive five (5) entries, regardless of the total ticket purchase price. The number of entries for a Holiday Scratch-Off ticket corresponds to the price of the non-winning ticket, as shown in the table below.
    4. Ticket Price Point Game Name Number of Entries
      $1 Game Number 1471
      $10,000 HOLIDAY CASH
      1
      $2 Game Number 1472
      NATIONAL LAMPOON'S CHRISTMAS VACATION™
      2
      $5 Game Number 1473
      $1,000,000 MONEY TREE
      5
      $10 Game Number 1474
      HOLIDAY CASH BLOWOUT
      10
      $20 Game Number 1470
      200X THE CASH
      20

    Each valid FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game ticket and each valid non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off ticket number may only be scanned or 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. Lottery tickets received in the mail by the Florida Lottery will not be entered into a drawing and will not be returned. The odds of winning depend on the number of entries entered. All entries are subject to validation by the Florida Lottery and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met.

  3. Promo Codes. Various promo codes will be available to players during the Promotion via social media platforms, websites, emails, commercials and TV touchpoints. A player may earn five (5) additional entries by entering a promo code at the time the player enters a qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game ticket number or non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off ticket number into a drawing. A qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game ticket number or a non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off ticket number must be entered to enable the promo code feature on the entry page, and the ticket number and the promo code must be entered at the same time. Promo codes must be manually entered and cannot be scanned for entry. Each promo code is only valid for the corresponding entry period for which it is designated and can only be entered one time. However, more than one different promo code may be entered with a different qualifying FLORIDA LOTTO Draw Game ticket or a different non-winning Holiday Scratch-Off ticket number during the corresponding entry period for which it is designated.
  4. Prizes. The following table sets forth the prizes available in the Promotion.
  5. Prizes Per Drawing
    Prize Level Prize Number of Prizewinners per Drawing Total Prizewinners in Promotion
    Top Prize $25,000 1 2
    Second Prize $10,000 2 4
    Third Prize $5,000 5 10
    Fourth Prize $2,500 10 20
    Fifth Prize $1,000 The Home Depot® Gift Card 250 500
  6. Drawings. A total of two drawings will be held. Prizewinners for each drawing will be randomly selected from entries submitted and received before midnight ET on 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 held in Tallahassee, Florida, and witnessed by an accountant employed by an independent certified public accounting firm.
    Drawing Entry Period Drawing Date Winners Announced
    1 October 26, 2020 – November 30, 2020 December 2, 2020 December 7, 2020
    2 December 1, 2020 – January 4, 2021 January 6, 2021 January 11, 2021

    In each of the drawings, a total of 418 valid entries will be drawn by the Florida Lottery using a certified random number generation process. The first valid entry drawn will win the top prize of $25,000. The second and third valid entries drawn will each win a second prize of $10,000. The fourth through the eighth valid entries drawn will each win a third prize of $5,000. The ninth through the eighteenth valid entries drawn will each win a fourth prize of $2,500. The nineteenth through the two hundred and sixty-eighth valid entries drawn will each win a fifth prize of a $1,000 The Home DepotŪ gift card. The remaining 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, third or fourth prize winner in the event a top, second, third or fourth prize cannot be awarded. Alternate entries will not be drawn or used for fifth prizes.

  7. Prizewinner Notification.
    1. 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.
    2. The Florida Lottery will attempt to notify each prizewinner by telephone or email using the contact information provided in the prizewinner's registration data no 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 the attempt to reach the winner by telephone or email is unsuccessful. If 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. For top, second, third and fourth prizes, if 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.
  8. How to Claim a Prize. To claim any prize in a second chance drawing, the prizewinner must submit to the Florida Lottery a completed Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2, revised 2/18, or Spanish Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2S, revised 3/19 and a copy of acceptable identification. Forms DOL 173-2 and DOL 173-2S are hereby incorporated by reference and may be obtained at any Florida Lottery office or retailer, from the Florida Lottery's website at flalottery.com., or by writing to: Florida Lottery, Customer Service, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4016. Acceptable identification is 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.
  9. Award of Top Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's timely receipt of a top prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a top prize of $25,000, less applicable federal income tax withholding.
  10. Award of Second Prizes. Award of Second Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's timely receipt of a second prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a second prize of $10,000, less applicable federal income tax withholding.
  11. Award of Third Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's timely receipt of a third prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a third prize of $5,000.
  12. Award of Fourth Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's timely receipt of a fourth prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a fourth prize of $2,500.
  13. Award of Fifth Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's timely receipt of a fifth prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a fifth prize of a $1,000 The Home Depot Gift Card.
  14. Taxes. Except as specifically described herein, all federal, state and/or local taxes or other fees on the prizes won in the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion will be the responsibility of the prizewinner. Thirty percent federal income tax withholding will be withheld from any cash prize won by a nonresident alien prizewinner in the Promotion, regardless of the amount of the prize. For fifth prizes, a nonresident alien claimant will be required to pay the federal income withholding tax on the value of the prize or forfeit 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.
  15. Other Restrictions and Provisions.
    1. 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.
    2. Top, second, third and fourth 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 section 24.115(4), Florida 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.
    3. Players must be at least 18 years of age. Persons prohibited by section 24.116, Florida Statutes, from purchasing a Florida Lottery ticket are not eligible to enter the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion.
    4. By entering the Holiday Bonus Play 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.

The official rules for the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion can be obtained from the Florida Administrative Code at www.flrules.org on or soon after October 27, 2020. In the event of a conflict between a provision of this rule and the official rule for the Holiday Bonus Play Promotion, the official rule shall govern.

The Home Depot® is not affiliated with this promotion.