Tag: Educational Enhancement Trust Fund

Jim RosicaMarch 21, 2018

As expected, the Florida Lottery has withdrawn its appeal of a lawsuit over a multi-million dollar agency contract launched by House Speaker Richard Corcoran. A “notice of voluntary dismissal” was filed in the case at the 1st District Court of Appeal Wednesday. “The issues raised on appeal were mooted by the General Appropriations Act for […]

Jim RosicaJanuary 2, 2018

Attorneys for the Florida Lottery and House Speaker Richard Corcoran have confirmed a tentative end to their fight over a multi-million dollar agency contract, saying in a Tuesday court filing they’re officially on a “pathway to resolution.” The sides filed a status report in the case, now with the 1st District Court of Appeal, asking that the lawsuit stay […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 9, 2016

International Game Technology (IGT) on Thursday announced it had won a deal with the Florida Lottery to provide new hardware. IGT will provide the Florida Lottery with retailer terminals, in-store signage, self-service lottery vending machines, self-service ticket checkers and an upgraded communications network. The total value of the contract was not available on the Lottery’s website as of Friday. “Since 2005, the […]

Jim RosicaSeptember 7, 2016

The Florida Lottery set “an all-time record high” of $467 million in ticket sales for August, the agency announced. This comes after the agency reported having the best-ever July — the first month of the state’s fiscal year — for sales. In a Tuesday press release, the Lottery said the August figure also was roughly five […]

Jim RosicaAugust 5, 2016

The Florida Lottery said it had “its strongest start ever” as the state agency closed the books on the first month of the fiscal year. The Lottery set “all-time record sales for the month of July totaling over $532 million, 17 percent higher than the previous July record,” according to a press release. “As we move forward, […]


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