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Rescheduling of 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway.

  1. The 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway described in rule 53ER12-65, 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion is rescheduled from January 12, 2013, to January 7, 2013, and will take place at the BCS National Championship Game in Miami, Florida.

  2. Paragraph (9)(a) of rule 53ER12-65 is replaced with the following:
    Upon the Florida Lottery's receipt of a first prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of a trip package to the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration for the opportunity to win a cash prize as one of five finalists in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway. The winner will be provided a certificate describing the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration trip package along with the necessary information to make reservations to fulfill the prize.
    The trip package will include some or all of the following elements based on the residency of the winner and the elements selected for use by the winner:

    1. Round trip airfare (coach fare) for two persons and baggage fees (one bag/ per person/each way) from any U.S. regional or international airport with regularly scheduled commercial service to the Florida city in which the event will be held, provided said city is at least 100 miles from the departure airport;

    2. Three day/two nights' 4-star hotel accommodations for two persons;

    3. Ground transportation between the airport and the hotel, and between the hotel and the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration venue;

    4. Two tickets to the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game on January 7, 2013;

    5. One parking pass at Sun Life Stadium for the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship Game on January 7, 2013;

    6. Two tickets to the Bud Light Championship Game Day Fan Zone; and

    7. $500 in cash.
      A first prize does not include travel (except as specified above), parking fees (except as specified above), baggage fees (except as specified above), any items not expressly specified, meals or per diem for meals, incidentals, tips, and personal expenses such as telephone calls, valet service or laundry, etc., or revision, rebooking, transfer or cancellation fees that may be charged by the airline, hotel or other suppliers. Air travel will not be included in the prize if the airport closest to the winner's city of residence is within 100 miles of the city in which the 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held. No monetary compensation will be given to the winner in lieu of airfare if air travel from the winner's city of residence is not required or if any other non-cash element of the trip package is declined by the winner. In such case, the value of the prize for tax reporting will be reduced by the estimated value of the airfare and/or other declined non-cash element of the trip package. The $500 in cash will be mailed to the winner on or about December 28, 2012.

  3. Except as provided in subsections (1) and (2) above, all other provisions of rule 53ER12-65 shall remain in effect.

25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion Rules

  1. BEGINNING September 25, 2012, through December 11, 2012, the Florida Lottery will conduct the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion in which players can enter their non-winning MILLIONAIRE Florida Lottery Scratch-Off tickets on the Florida Lottery website for a chance to win: a trip package to the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration where the winner will also win a minimum of $250,000 in cash; $25,000 in cash; or a coupon good for a free MILLIONAIRE Florida Lottery Scratch-Off ticket. Winning MILLIONAIRE tickets cannot be used for entry in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion.
  2. Five 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE second chance drawings will be held between October 10, 2012, and December 12, 2012, from entries entered by midnight the night before each drawing. The drawing schedule is:

    Drawing Entry Period Drawing Date
    1 September 25, 2012 - October 9, 2012 October 10, 2012
    2 October 10, 2012 - October 23, 2012 October 24, 2012
    3 October 24, 2012 - November 6, 2012 November 7, 2012
    4 November 7, 2012 - November 20, 2012 November 21, 2012
    5 November 21, 2012 - December 11, 2012 December 12, 2012
  3. In each of the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE second chance drawings, one first prize winner will win a trip package to the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration where the winner will also win a minimum of $250,000, five second prize winners will each win $25,000 and five hundred third prize winners will each win a coupon good for a free Florida Lottery MILLIONAIRE Scratch-Off ticket.
  4. To enter a non-winning MILLIONAIRE Scratch-Off ticket into one of the second chance drawings, players must enter on the Florida Lottery's website at www.flalottery.com. On the home page of the Lottery's website, players can click on the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE banner and follow the directions. Players will be prompted to log-in or register. The 24-digit ticket serial number (4-digit game number and 20-digit ticket number) is located at the bottom on the front of a MILLIONAIRE Scratch-Off ticket under the latex covering. Players are to scratch off the latex covering to reveal the number and enter the entire 24-digit ticket serial number in the designated ticket entry area on the website.
  5. Players may enter as many times as they wish during the contest period; however, each valid ticket number may only be used one time, for one entry into one second chance drawing. Tickets should not be mailed to the Lottery unless players are contacted by the Florida Lottery and requested to do so. Non-winning MILLIONAIRE tickets received in the mail by the Florida Lottery will not be entered into the drawing and will not be returned. The odds of winning are dependent upon the number of entries entered.
  6. In each of the five drawings, the first valid entry drawn will win the first prize, the second through sixth valid entries drawn will win a second prize, and the seventh through five hundred and sixth entries drawn will win a third prize. The second through sixth valid entries drawn will be used as needed in the order in which they were drawn to select an alternate first prize winner in the event the first prize cannot be awarded. Alternate winners will not be selected for second or third prizes.

  7. Notification.

    The prize winners in each second chance drawing will be posted on www.flalottery.com on the day of the drawing.

    1. First Prize Winners. The Florida Lottery will attempt to notify each first prize winner by telephone, U.S. mail or email using the contact information provided in the winner's registration data no later than twenty-four hours after the winners are posted on the Florida Lottery's website. If the Florida Lottery is unable to have telephone contact with a first prize winner within five business days of the date of the drawing, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to an alternate winner as described above. If the Florida Lottery is unable to contact the alternate winner within three business days, the alternate winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to a second alternate winner. This notification process will continue until an alternate is contacted or the Florida Lottery has exhausted the list of available alternates. Notification attempts will not be made after January 4, 2013. If the Lottery is unable to contact an alternate, the first prize will not be awarded. An alternate winner who has claimed a second prize at the time of notification will be awarded the first prize trip package and the difference in cash between the second prize and the total cash amount of the first prize ($500 in cash plus the amount the winner wins at the 25th Anniversary Celebration). A second prize winner will become the alternate winner of the first prize only if the Lottery has successfully contacted the second prize winner concerning the second prize within the five day notification period. If the Lottery has not had contact with the second prize winner within the five day period, the first alternate for the first prize will be the next valid entry drawn in the drawing.
    2. The Florida Lottery will attempt to notify each second prize winner by telephone, U.S. mail or email using the contact information provided in the winner's registration data no later than twenty-four hours after the winners are posted on the Florida Lottery's website. If the Florida Lottery is unable to have telephone contact with a second prize winner within five business days of the date of the drawing, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the second prize will not be awarded.
    3. The Florida Lottery will email each third prize winner (using the email address provided in the winner's registration data) instructions on how to print from the Florida Lottery's website the coupon good for a free Florida Lottery MILLIONAIRE Scratch-Off ticket no later than five business days after the winners are posted on the website. Florida Lottery coupons must be redeemed in person at a Florida Lottery retailer or Florida Lottery district office by February 10, 2013. Coupons cannot be redeemed by mail.
    4. All entries are subject to validation by the Florida Lottery and may be disqualified if eligibility requirements are not met.

  8. How to claim a prize.

    1. First Prize. To claim a first prize in a second chance drawing, the player must submit to the Florida Lottery the original valid non-winning MILLIONAIRE ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing. Without such ticket, the player will forfeit his or her right to claim a prize. Winners must submit the valid entry ticket along with a completed Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2, revised 02/11, or Spanish Winner Claim Form DOL 173-2S, revised 02/11, appropriate identification, and a completed Release and Authorization form DOL-474, effective 10/08, or Spanish Release and Authorization form DOL-474S, effective 9/11. Forms DOL-173-2, DOL-173-2S, DOL-474 and DOL-474S are hereby incorporated by reference and can be obtained from any Lottery office, from the Lottery's website, www.flalottery.com, or by writing to: Florida Lottery, Customer Service Division, 250 Marriott Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-4016. The required forms must be received by the Florida Lottery no later than four business days after the winner is notified by the Florida Lottery that he or she is a winner. If the Florida Lottery has not received the required forms by the fourth day after notification, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize and the Florida Lottery will award the prize to an alternate winner as described in paragraph (7)(a) above.
    2. Second Prize Winners. To claim a second prize in a second chance drawing, the player must submit to the Florida Lottery the original valid non-winning MILLIONAIRE ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing. Without such ticket, the player will forfeit his or her right to claim a prize. Winners must submit the valid entry ticket along with a completed Winner Claim form and appropriate identification. The required forms must be received by the Florida Lottery no later than four business days after the winner is notified by the Florida Lottery that he or she is a winner. If the Florida Lottery has not received the required forms by the fourth day after notification, the winner will forfeit his or her right to claim the prize.
    3. Third prize winners are not required to submit the non-winning ticket bearing the entry number selected in the drawing or a claim form in order to claim the coupon prize.
  9. Award of First Prizes.

    1. Upon the Florida Lottery's receipt of a first prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of a trip package to the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration for the opportunity to win a cash prize as one of five finalists in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway described in paragraph (9)(b) below. The winner will be provided a certificate describing the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration trip package along with the necessary information to make reservations to fulfill the prize.
    2. The trip package will include:

      1. Round trip airfare (coach fare) for two persons and baggage fees (one bag/ per person/each way) from any U.S. regional or international airport with regularly scheduled commercial service to the Florida city in which the event will be held, provided said city is at least 100 miles from the departure airport;
      2. Three day/two nights' 4-star hotel accommodations for two persons;
      3. Ground transportation between the airport and the hotel, and between the hotel and the Florida Lottery's 25th Anniversary Celebration venue; and
      4. $500 in cash.

      A first prize does not include travel (except as specified above), parking fees, baggage fees (except as specified above), any items not expressly specified, meals or per diem for meals, incidentals, tips, and personal expenses such as telephone calls, valet service or laundry, etc., or revision, rebooking, transfer or cancellation fees that may be charged by the airline, hotel or other suppliers. Air travel will not be included in the prize if the airport closest to the winner's city of residence is within 100 miles of the city in which the 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held. No monetary compensation will be given to the winner in lieu of airfare if air travel from the winner's city of residence is not required. In such case, the value of the prize for tax reporting will be reduced by the estimated value of the airfare. The $500 in cash will be mailed to the winner on or about January 3, 2013.

    3. 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway. On January 12, 2013, the five first prize winners selected in the five 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion drawings will participate in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Million Dollar Giveaway ("Giveaway"), in which the winner of the $1,000,000 prize will be determined. Each of the five finalists will scratch off an oversized symbol to reveal his or her prize of either $1,000,000 or $250,000. A total of five cash prizes will be awarded; one $1,000,000 prize and four $250,000 prizes. The Florida Lottery will withhold from the cash portion of the prizes federal tax withholding on the total value of the first prize (trip package plus Giveaway cash). The actual value of a first prize is dependent upon the location of the winner in relation to the location of the 25th Anniversary Celebration venue and the cash amount won in the Giveaway.
    4. The first prize trip is not transferable or assignable without the express written consent of the Lottery. If the prizewinner advises the Lottery at least three days prior to the event that he or she is unable to attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration weekend, the first prize winner may designate a proxy to use the travel/hotel portion of the first prize in his or her stead and participate in the Giveaway; in such event, the first prize winner shall receive the cash prize won by the proxy and the first prize trip package and cash won by the proxy in the Giveaway will be taxable to the first prize winner.
    5. In the event that a first prize winner is unable to attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration weekend due to unforeseen circumstances, and there is insufficient time (less than three business days prior to the event) to designate a person to attend the weekend in his or her stead, the trip package portion of the prize, excluding the $500 in cash, shall be forfeited; however, the entire value of the trip package shall remain taxable to the first prize winner. The Lottery will appoint a proxy to participate in the Giveaway for the first prize winner. Any prize won by the proxy shall be received by and taxable to the first prize winner.
    6. If a first prize winner is traveling via air and fails to appear at the designated time and place of departure, the airfare portion of the prize shall be forfeited and the first prize winner shall be responsible for making alternative arrangements to travel to the 25th Anniversary Celebration weekend at his or her own expense. The value of the forfeited airfare shall remain taxable to the first prize winner.
    7. If a first prize winner fails to arrive at the Giveaway venue for his or her scheduled participation in the Giveaway event, the first prize winner forfeits the right to personally participate in the Giveaway; however, a proxy appointed by the Lottery shall participate in the first prize winner's place and the cash prize won by the proxy shall be awarded and taxable to the first prize winner.
  10. Award of Second Prizes. Upon the Florida Lottery's receipt of a second prize winner's required documentation, the Lottery will award a prize of $25,000, less applicable tax withholding.
  11. Award of Third Prizes. Third prizes shall be awarded as set forth in paragraph (7)(c), above.
  12. Except as specifically mentioned herein, all federal, state and/or local taxes or other fees on the prizes won in the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance Promotion will be the responsibility of the winner.
  13. 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.

  14. State Owed Debt.
    1. The first prize winner will be analyzed twice for State Owed Debt. The first analysis will occur at the time the first prize is claimed. If the winner of a first prize is identified as owing an outstanding debt to a state agency or child support collected through a court, the debt will be collected in accordance with section 24.115, Florida Statutes. If the debt is an amount of less than the cash portion of the trip package prize ($500), the non-cash portion of the prize and the cash portion of the prize less the amount owed shall be awarded. If the winner is identified as owing such a debt in an amount greater than the cash portion of the prize, the winner's entire cash portion of the prize will be applied toward the outstanding debt as provided in section 24.115, Florida Statutes, and the winner will receive the remaining non-cash portion of the prize. The second analysis will occur after the 25th Anniversary Celebration weekend has concluded and each winning amount has been revealed at the Giveaway. If the winner is identified as owing an outstanding debt to a state agency or child support collected through a court, the debt will be collected in accordance with section 24.115, Florida Statutes.
    2. If the winner of a second prize is identified as owing an outstanding debt to a state agency or child support collected through a court, the debt will be collected in accordance with section 24.115, Florida Statutes.
  15. No cash will be awarded in lieu of non-cash prizes.
  16. 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 play.
  17. By entering the 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE Second Chance 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.
  18. 25th Anniversary MILLIONAIRE second chance drawings shall be public, held in Tallahassee, Florida, and witnessed by an accountant employed by an independent certified public accounting firm. The results of each drawing will be available after the drawing on the Florida Lottery's website at www.flalottery.com.