Lottery Watch and Win Rules

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The Florida Lottery


$2 ‘$50,000 Gold Rush’ Scratch-Off- Watch to Win Official Rules


1.)    No purchase necessary.

2.)    The watch-to-win promotion will take place Monday, April 13 through Friday, April 17; the grand prize drawing will take place on Monday, April 20. The promotion will be structured to prompt viewers to tune into the WWSB Suncoast newscast (6am-7am) to find the “Word of the Day” displayed on the screen. Viewers will then visit the station’s website where they will enter into the prize drawing by entering the “Word of the Day”. WWSB will select one (1) winner each day. Each of the winners chosen each day will win: one hundred fifty (150) $2 ‘$50,000 Gold Rush’ Scratch-Off tickets and one (1) $100 Home Depot gift card. There will be one (1) grand prize winner selected on Monday, April 20. The grand prize winner chosen will win: one (1) 55” LED HDTV. Winners will be selected by random drawing from all correct entries received each night. At the end of the promotional period, one (1) grand prize will be selected by random drawing from all correct entries received during the promotional period.


Drawings for the daily prize will take place at (2pm) the day following each daily entry period for the Monday – Thursday daily winners; these winners will be notified via e-mail within 24 hours of each drawing. On Monday, 4/20/15, Friday’s daily winner will be randomly drawn at (2pm) (from Friday’s entries) and the Grand Prize winner will be randomly drawn at (2pm) (from all entries received); these winners will be notified via e-mail by (4pm) that day.


The station will be responsible for contacting the winners directly via e-mail or telephone on the day following each drawing during the length of the contest. The winners will be given 48 hours to claim their prize.

3.)    Winners must provide their correct name, address, and phone number to the station at time of notification. Winners must show photo identification to claim prizes. The Lottery will be provided with a photocopy of each winner’s proof of age.

4.)    Winners must be 18 years of age or older.

5.)    Employees of the Florida Lottery, WWSB, their immediate families, and participating sponsors are not eligible to participate.

6.)    Any or all federal, state and/or local taxes are the responsibility of the winner(s).

7.)    Acceptance of a prize constitutes permission to use the winner’s name, likeness and/or photograph for promotional purposes of WWSB without any further compensation.

8.)    Entry into a contest releases WWSB, The Florida Lottery, participating sponsors, corporate officers, subsidiaries, employees and agencies from any and all liability for injuries or damages that may be sustained in connection with the prize.

9.)    WWSB retains the right to determine all decisions regarding the contest, and all decisions made by WWSB are final.  WWSB will not change the contest without consulting the Florida Lottery.

10.) Contest is void where prohibited by law.

11.) A list of winners will be made available for 30 days after the contest closing date to anyone who supplies a self addressed, stamped envelope for the aforementioned list to:


1477 Tenth St.

Sarasota, FL 34236

12.) Due to the nature of a scratch-off lottery ticket, WWSB makes no claims as to the value of the tickets or guarantees that the contestant will win any prize.

13.) Winners must present themselves at the TV station during regular business hours within 48 hours of winning in order to collect their prize.  Prizes not claimed within 48 hours will be forfeited and an alternate will be selected or the prize packs will be returned to the Florida Lottery along with a winner’s log.