Florida Lottery tickets feature logos of University of Florida and Florida State University

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Two of Florida’s long-time college football rivals are now coming together in a new contest: To sell lottery tickets.

The Florida Lottery is paying hundreds of thousands of dollars so it can use the logos of the University of Florida and Florida State University on a new $2 scratch-off lottery game aimed squarely at football fans.

The “$50,000 Gridiron Cash” tickets went on sale recently. The game not only features cash prizes, but it will give ticket buyers between now and November a chance to win other prizes, including season tickets and even bowl tickets to games featuring the Gators or Seminoles. The game promises 10 winners of $50,000 and more than $20 million in cash prizes.

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