Florida

Code Section
24.101, et seq.

Distribution of Revenue
50% payment of prizes; 39% Educational Enhancement Trust Fund; remaining revenue to pay administrative expenses of lottery department

Additional Purpose
To support improvements in public education and not as a substitute for educational funds

Prize Subject to Garnishment
On prizes over $600; offset by outstanding obligation to any state agency or owing child support through a court

Time Limit to Claim Prize/Disposition
180 days/added to “pool from which future prizes are awarded or for special prize promotions”

Prohibited Related Activities
Unlawful assignment/transfer; unauthorized sale as retailer; sale to minor; counterfeited/altered ticket; at greater price; extension offered to purchase ticket


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