New Florida Lottery Scratch Off Game Has 8 $5 Million Prizes
Some like to control their fate by picking their numbers with Powerball or Mega Millions. But if you are a Florida Lottery scratch off ticket player, there’s a new game to keep an eye out for.
The new game launched Monday. It’s called the $5,000,000 Triple Match. The ticket costs $20 to play. There are 3 ways to play on each ticket.
How do you play this one?
Match any of your numbers to any of the winning numbers and you win the prize shown for that particular number. If you match 3 like prizes, you win that prize. If you get a 5X burst symbol, you win 5 times the prize. And if you get the 10X burst symbol, you guessed it, 10 times the prize. You can also win $500 automatically if you get a cash symbol.
How are the odds?
The odds of winning something overall are 1 in 2.85, according to the Florida Lottery site. Now as for winning one of the 8 $5 million prizes? Those odds are 1 in 3,775,705. Feeling lucky?
If you’re not feeling THAT lucky, there’s a 1 in 6 chance of winning your $20 back and a 1 in 31 chance of winning $100. There are 18 $1 million winning tickets too, with odds of 1 in 1.67 million.
$5 million not enough for ya? The Powerball jackpot sits at $672 million for tonight’s drawing.