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Florida Lottery Secretary John F. Davis Honored as a ”History Maker”
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Florida Lottery Secretary John F. Davis Honored as a ”History Maker”

~ Secretary John F. Davis Honored as a ''History Maker'' ~ TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) - Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) is pleased to announce the induction of Secretary John F. Davis into the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project.  Secretary Davis was officially inducted and honored as a  ''history maker''  during the organization's virtual 28th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast on Monday, January 18.  Additionally, he was also honored by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, founder of the 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project, with a Congressional Record that same day. Secretary Davis was recognized for his outstanding accomplishments and service in the private and public sectors. ''Being a part of an organization that provides opportunities to families and...
Florida Lottery: Larry Dumas Won $1 Million
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Florida Lottery: Larry Dumas Won $1 Million

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) - The Florida Lottery announces that Larry Dumas, 63, of Pembroke Pines, claimed a $1 million prize from the 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Miami District Office.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00. Dumas purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 900 North University Drive in Pembroke Pines.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $446 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $5 million!  The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.96.
Florida Lottery: Mario DiCiesare Claims Top Prize
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Florida Lottery: Mario DiCiesare Claims Top Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News)- The Florida Lottery announces that Mario DiCiesare, 63, of Sarasota, claimed the first $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,760,000.00. DiCiesare purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 77 South Tuttle Avenue in Sarasota.  The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $10 game, $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD, launched in December 2020 and features more than $229 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million!  The game's overall odds are 1-in-3.37.
Florida Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $1 Billion
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Florida Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot Climbs To $1 Billion

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News)  The MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot has been rolling since September 18, 2020, and today increased to an estimated $1 billion jackpot for the Friday, January 22 drawing.  Florida players have the chance to become the state's third MEGA MILLIONS jackpot winner by purchasing a $2 ticket at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers across the state. Jackpot prize winners have the option to receive their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $739.6 million.  Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the winning jackpot draw to receive the cash option.  Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. This series of MEGA MILLIONS jackpot rollovers has generated more than $56 million for education in Fl...
Florida Lottery: Marie Michel Becomes Millionaire By Mail
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Florida Lottery: Marie Michel Becomes Millionaire By Mail

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Marie Michel, 66, of Miramar, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game after mailing in her winning ticket to the Lottery's Miami District Office.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. Michel purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 7805 Southwest 40th Street in Miami.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79. Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's p...
Florida Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $970 Million
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Florida Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches $970 Million

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot has been rolling since September 18, 2020, resulting in an estimated $970 million jackpot for the Friday, January 22 drawing.  Florida players have the chance to become the state's third MEGA MILLIONS jackpot winner by purchasing a $2 ticket at any of the more than 13,000 Lottery retailers across the state. Jackpot prize winners have the option to receive their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $716.3 million. Jackpot prizes must be claimed within 60 days of the winning jackpot draw to receive the cash option.  Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. This series of MEGA MILLIONS jackpot rollovers has generated more than $56 million for education in Florida. ...
Florida Lottery: Maritza Arechavala Claimed $1 million prize
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Florida Lottery: Maritza Arechavala Claimed $1 million prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Maritza Arechavala, of Melbourne, claimed a $1 million prize in the $20 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $715,000.00. Arechavala purchased her winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 5700 North Wickham Road in Melbourne.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $20 MONOPOLY JACKPOT Scratch-Off game launched in September 2018 and features more than $407.5 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million.  The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97. Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portf...
Florida Lottery: Shameeqka Augustin & Sandy Boisrond Claims $500,000 Prize
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Florida Lottery: Shameeqka Augustin & Sandy Boisrond Claims $500,000 Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Shameeqka Augustin, 40, and Sandy Boisrond, 43, of Aventura, trustees of the Set Living Trust, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased from Winn-Dixie, located at 5600 West Sample Road in Margate. The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July and features over $113 million in total cash prizes.  The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Florida Lottery: Lee Wingfield of Tallahassee Claimed $1 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Lee Wingfield of Tallahassee Claimed $1 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Lee Wingfield, 63, of Tallahassee, claimed a $1 million prize from the new 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00. Wingfield said he didn't immediately realize he had won $1 million.  "I originally thought I won $1,000, so I put the ticket in my pocket and went about my day.  That night I realized my prize had a lot more than three zeros in it," he said. Wingfield purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 2111 Northeast Capital Circle in Tallahassee.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September ...
Florida Lottery: Kissimmee Woman Norma Develbiss Claims $1 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Kissimmee Woman Norma Develbiss Claims $1 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Norma Develbiss, of Kissimmee, claimed a $1 million prize from the new 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00. Develbiss purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 1910 North John Young Parkway in Kissimmee.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Florida Lottery: Hillsborough County Man Jonathan Campbell Wins $1. 4 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Hillsborough County Man Jonathan Campbell Wins $1. 4 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Jonathan Campbell, 38, of Plant City, claimed the $1.4 million jackpot from the JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY™ drawing held on October 2, 2020, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Campbell chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,231,167.13.  He purchased his jackpot-winning JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY Quick Pick ticket from RaceTrac, located at 1202 Townsgate Court in Plant City.  The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $2,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Florida Lottery: Lee County Man George Sands Claimed $500,000 Prize
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Florida Lottery: Lee County Man George Sands Claimed $500,000 Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that George Sands, of Lehigh Acres, claimed a top prize from the $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office.  Sands purchased his winning ticket from Qwik Way Market on Joel, located at 233 Joel Boulevard in Lehigh Acres. The $5 game, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER launched in January 2016 and features more than 7.5 million winning tickets and more than $113 million in total cash prizes!  The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Florida Lottery: Pompano Beach Woman Mildred Lane claimed $1. 5 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Pompano Beach Woman Mildred Lane claimed $1. 5 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Mildred Lane, 60, of Pompano Beach, claimed the $1.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on August 8, 2020, using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office. Lane chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,303,179.50.  She purchased her jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket from Circle K, located at 4791 North Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach.  The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $20,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Miguel Cebollero of Hillsborough County Wins $500,000 Prize From Florida Lottery
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Miguel Cebollero of Hillsborough County Wins $500,000 Prize From Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Miguel Cebollero, of Sun City Center, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office.  He purchased his winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 4445 Sun City Center Boulevard in Sun City Center. The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July and features over $113 million in total cash prizes.  The game?s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Bonita Springs Woman Rosalie Mackay Won $1 Million in Florida Lottery
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Bonita Springs Woman Rosalie Mackay Won $1 Million in Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Rosalie Mackay, of Bonita Springs, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.00. Mackay purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 12900 Trade Way Four in Bonita Springs.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Volusia County Man Chad Fennell Claims $1 Million in Florida Lottery
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Volusia County Man Chad Fennell Claims $1 Million in Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Chad Fennell, 31, of Oak Hill, claimed the first $1 million top prize from the BONUS TRIPLE MATCH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $875,000.00 Fennell purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 807 Indian River Boulevard in Edgewater.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE
Florida Lottery: Marie Sidun of Volusia County Won $1 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Marie Sidun of Volusia County Won $1 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Marie Sidun, 64, of Ormond Beach, claimed a $1 million prize from the $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION Scratch-Off game after mailing in her winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,000.00. Sidun purchased her winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 690 South Nova Road in Ormond Beach.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION game launched in February 2019 and features six top prizes of $15 million - the largest Scratch-Off top prize offered by the Florida Lottery!  The game also offers 24 prizes of $1 million.  The game's overal...
Florida Lottery: Terry Marcum of Clay County Claimed $1 Million Prize
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Florida Lottery: Terry Marcum of Clay County Claimed $1 Million Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Terry Marcum, 60, of Green Cove Springs, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Jacksonville District Office.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00. Marcum purchased his winning ticket from Gate, located at 3210 U.S. Highway 17 in Orange Park.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $20 game, $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE