Florida Lottery temporarily suspends daily drawings
An government order issued Sunday by way of Gov. Rick Scott has temporarily suspended Florida Lottery drawings as Hurricane Irma bears down at the state.
Players who’ve already bought lottery tickets are suggested to carry directly to them till daily make-up drawings can begin “as soon as possible after the potentially catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Irma have passed,” Department of Lottery officers stated.
“During this state of emergency, Governor Scott has made it clear that taking care of Florida’s families is his top priority. We at the Florida Lottery share his passion and are doing all we can to ensure the community and our employees remain safe,” Lottery Secretary Jim Poppell stated in a press free up.
The government order additionally warned that Department of Lottery places of work in Tallahassee is also closed because of the typhoon.