2 tickets split $7 million Florida Lotto prize
Someone in the Pensacola area just became a millionaire.One of two winning tickets for Saturday's Lotto drawing was purchased at Bob's Superette No. 2 on Lillian Highway near the Perdido Bay Bridge. A second winning ticket for the $7 million jackpot was purchased in Fort Lauderdale, according to a Florida Lottery press release.Store owner Pearl Meszaros was excited Sunday to learn a customer was one of the winners. I think it's great, Meszaros said. It's as if we won ourselves because it mean ...
Feb 2, 2004, 4:54 am - Lottery News forum
Partnership Claims $35 Million Florida Lotto Jackpot
The Florida Lottery announced today the $35 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the January 21 drawing was claimed in the name of the Cruz Family Partnership of Carol City, Florida.The members of the Cruz Family Partnership include: Euridice Cruz, Edgar Cruz, Edgar Mauricio Cruz, Maria Cruz, Andrea Cruz Munoz, Julian Cruz, and Cesar Cruz.The Cruz Family Partnership received the jackpot in one lump sum of $20,190,727.74.The winning Lotto ticket was purchased at Publix, located 18496 N.W. 67th Stre ...
Jan 29, 2004, 2:38 pm - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto winner bought ticket near Delray
As customers trickled in to the Farm Food Store in suburban Delray Beach on Sunday, the cashier occasionally would ask, Did you win? Md Rafiqul Islam was referring to the $3 million jackpot of Saturday's Florida Lotto drawing.The sole winning ticket had been sold at the convenience store on Jog Road south of Atlantic Avenue, lottery officials said. I have been asking people, Islam said as he handed change to a customer Sunday afternoon. One woman said, 'My father is happy this morning. I'm no ...
Jan 26, 2004, 7:01 am - Lottery News forum
Miami Man Claims One-Third Share of $40 Million Florida Lotto Jackpot
The Florida Lottery announced today that Thomas Earley, 44, of Miami claimed the last one-third share of the $40 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the December 13, 2003 drawing.The other two winners were from Pensacola and West Palm Beach.Earley received his winning $7,612,503.22 by choosing the lump sum option.He purchased his winning ticket at the Terminal Rexall Pharmacy, located on Concourse D at the Miami International Airport. The store will receive one-third of a $10,000 retailer bonus ...
Jan 23, 2004, 8:28 pm - Lottery News forum
One ticket hits $35 million Florida Lotto jackpot
Someone is holding a very valuable piece of paper.One ticket matched the six Florida Lotto numbers drawn Wednesday night: 3-7-14-27-38-40.The jackpot: $35 million.That winning ticket was purchased at the Publix supermarket at 18496 NW 67th Ave., lottery officials said Thursday.A total of 408 tickets matched five numbers to win $1,938.50; 12,344 tickets matched four numbers for $52; and 216,812 tickets matched three numbers for $4.
Jan 23, 2004, 8:57 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Mega Money game getting "way more mega"
The Florida Lottery announced today that beginning January 28, the Mega Money game is getting way more mega. The first drawing for the new game will be held Friday, January 30, 11:15 p.m. EST. I am pleased to announce exciting changes to the new Mega Money game, Florida Lottery Secretary Rebecca Dirden Mattingly said. We listened to our players in redesigning the game. They told us they wanted more ways to win and bigger prizes and we have given it to them. Top annuity prizes for the new Me ...
Jan 23, 2004, 8:47 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $35 million
No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $28 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The jackpot for Wednesday's drawing will roll over to an estimated $35 million, officials said.A total of 107 tickets matched five numbers to win $7,221; 7,598 tickets matched four numbers for $82.50; and 161,778 tickets matched three numbers for $5.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 2-12-40-41-44-46.Fantasy 5Two winners of the Fantasy 5'' game will collect $135,48 ...
Jan 19, 2004, 7:33 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto jackpot hits $21 million
No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win Saturday's jackpot of $17 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The jackpot will roll over to an estimated $21 million, officials said.A total of 97 tickets matched five numbers to win $6,023; 6,801 tickets matched four numbers for $69.50; and 138,945 tickets matched three numbers for $4.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 3-4-13-15-41-42.
Jan 12, 2004, 6:39 am - Lottery News forum
Reducing Lottery Rewards
Some Florida legislators figure that the way to sell more lottery tickets is to reduce the size or number of prizes the players can win. It's something that will be attempted during the 2004 session that begins in March -- and, given the financial philosophy of this Legislature, it has a good chance of passage.This is, after all, the same Legislature that set in motion the largest telephone rate hike in state history using the logic that if rates were increased, there would be more competition f ...
Jan 9, 2004, 5:15 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lottery Seeks Winner Of July 23 Fantasy 5
$61,000 Ticket Sold At Pembroke Pines Convenience StoreThe Florida Lottery is looking for the winner of an unclaimed Fantasy 5 ticket worth $61,796.56.Officials say someone bought the winning ticket for the July 23 drawing at the 7-Eleven store at 7090 Hollywood Blvd. in Pembroke Pines.The winning numbers on that ticket are 09-12-15-22-33.The 180-day time limit to claim the prize expires at midnight on Jan. 19th.Lottery officials said the ticket can be validated at any store selling Florida Lott ...
Jan 8, 2004, 5:13 am - Lottery News forum