You asked: What year did Florida Lotto add EZ match to its tickets?

When was EZmatch added to Florida Lottery?

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery is proud to announce that the exciting, optional add-on feature EZmatch™, will be available on FLORIDA LOTTO® purchases beginning Monday, January 1, 2018. Players who add EZmatch to their FLORIDA LOTTO purchases can win cash prizes of up to $500 instantly!

How did FLORIDA LOTTO change?

Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit

What is FL Lotto EZ Match?

EZmatch is a $1 add-on feature that gives players the opportunity to win cash prizes instantly! When a player adds EZmatch to their FLORIDA LOTTO purchase, six EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts print on their ticket. … EZmatch prizes can also be claimed by mail.

What year did the FLORIDA LOTTO start?

Rebecca Paul was hired as the Lottery’s first permanent Secretary and on January 12, 1988, the Florida Lottery began sales of its very first game – six days ahead of schedule. A $1 Scratch-Off, the Lottery’s first game, MILLIONAIRE, exceeded $95 million in sales – setting a lottery industry record.

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How do you play Florida Lottery Xtra EZmatch?

To play, mark EZmatch on the play slip or ask your local Florida Lottery retailer when purchasing a FLORIDA LOTTO ticket. Six EZmatch numbers and instant prize amounts will print below the FLORIDA LOTTO numbers on your ticket.

How does Show Me cash EZ Match work?

EZ Match is an instant-win feature associated with Show Me Cash that costs $1 per play, in addition to the cost of the Show Me Cash ticket. A player selecting EZ Match will receive five (5) EZ Match numbers printed below the Show Me Cash numbers on the ticket. All EZ Match numbers are randomly generated.

Did the Florida Lottery change?

Changes are made to POWERBALL® that include better overall odds of winning any prize, an increased third prize of $50,000 and a 10X multiplier being added to the 2X, 3X, 4X and 5X Power Play multiplier numbers available when the advertised jackpot is $150 million or less.

Where was the winning Florida Lotto ticket sold?


EB Hudson, of Sanford, had the winning numbers for the drawing held Sept. 8, the state lottery announced. Hudson decided to take his payout in a one-time lump sum of $6,035,178.17. Florida Lottery says he bought the lucky quick-pick ticket from a Publix at 601 Weldon Boulevard in Lake Mary.

Where was the winning Florida Lottery ticket sold?

The winning ticket was purchased at Winn-Dixie, located at 3275 Southwest 22nd Street in Miami. Players who may have purchased a FANTASY 5 ticket at this retail location are encouraged to check their tickets from the May 27 drawing.

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Can you play Florida Lotto online?

No. The Florida Lottery does not offer the sale of Lottery tickets by mail, fax, or via the Internet, nor do we currently offer a subscription service. Tickets must be purchased from any of the more than 13,000 authorized Florida Lottery retailers in the state of Florida.

How do I check my Florida Lottery ticket?

In addition to watching the drawings, you can find the winning numbers here:

  2. Winning numbers hotline (850) 921-PLAY.
  3. Daily Florida Lottery email or text message alerts.
  4. FLA Lottery smartphone app.
  5. A terminal printout of the winning numbers (available at all retailers)

When did Florida Lotto go up to $2?

The cost to play the multistate Powerball game jumped to $2 in 2012 while the other multistate game Mega Millions followed suit in 2017. But those price increases led to much-bigger jackpots.

When did the first lottery ticket come out?

The first modern lottery in the United States was launched with the debut of the New Hampshire Sweepstakes, now known as the New Hampshire Lottery. The original game was based on the results of a horse race, and the first tickets were sold March 12, 1964.

Does Florida have lottery tickets?

The Florida Lottery will hold official FLORIDA LOTTO drawings in which six out of 53 numbers will be drawn at random. If your six numbers match the six winning numbers drawn in the official FLORIDA LOTTO drawing for the date played, you win the jackpot.