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Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $14 million
No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers, causing the current jackpot to roll over to $14 million, lottery officials said Thursday.A total of 99 tickets matched five numbers to win $3,955; 4,780 tickets matched four numbers for $66.50; and 96,271 tickets matched three numbers for $4.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Wednesday: 3-11-15-22-41-52.
Nov 28, 2003, 6:25 am - Lottery News forum

$24,000 stolen in lottery scheme
Authorities are looking for a man and woman who duped a Lake Worth-area, Florida businessman into withdrawing $24,000 from his bank in a scheme involving a winning lottery ticket.Sheriff's detectives said the woman approached Claro Hernandez on Sept. 15, claiming she was an illegal immigrant. She asked if he knew of an office in West Palm Beach that offered immigration services. Hernandez, 62, a restaurateur, said he did not. But as the two spoke, a man walked up and joined the conversation, Det ...
Nov 26, 2003, 4:19 am - Lottery News forum

Longtime Florida Lotto Player Finally Hits $6 Million Jackpot
I was crying and laughing, and my knees went weak when I realized I had won - Margaret Ann Welch, Florida Lotto Jackpot WinnerA custodian for the Brevard County School Board, who's been playing Florida Lotto since it started 15 years ago, today claimed the estimated $6 million Lotto jackpot from the Saturday, Nov. 15 drawing.Margaret Ann Welch, 50 of Cocoa, traveled to Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee this morning to collect her prize. She could have received her winnings in 30 annual inst ...
Nov 21, 2003, 5:03 am - Lottery News forum

One ticket wins $6 million in Florida Lotto
One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $6 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The winning ticket was bought in the city of Cocoa, officials said.A total of 83 tickets matched five numbers to win $5,050; 5,253 tickets matched four numbers for $64.50; and 97,644 tickets matched three numbers for $4.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 9-18-24-30-35-42.
Nov 17, 2003, 4:49 am - Lottery News forum

Delray Beach ticket wins $15 million Florida Lotto jackpot
One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $15 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The winning ticket was bought in the city of Delray Beach, officials said.A total of 96 tickets matched five numbers to win $5,460.50; 5,099 tickets matched four numbers for $83.50; and 113,688 tickets matched three numbers for $5.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 2-3-11-46-47-51.Two winners of the Fantasy 5'' game will collect $126,752.49 each, the Florida Lottery ...
Nov 10, 2003, 5:06 am - Lottery News forum

Opinion: Don't be fooled, lottery is not helping education
One drawback to sticking around for a while and paying attention is that you remember old promises made to the public.Why is that such a drawback? Because it upsets the stomach. It is so much easier to believe blissfully in whatever is being said at the moment.The topic at hand is the Florida Lottery. Twice recently, I found myself actually yelling at my television because of the lottery's latest commercials.The narrator brags about how much money the lottery has raised for education. Among the ...
Nov 3, 2003, 6:33 am - Lottery News forum

Marion stores have streak of Lottery luck
Big-payoff lottery lightning landed thrice in Marion County, Florida over the past week.Saturday's single Lotto ticket worth $15 million was sold in Summerfield, while one of two winning combinations in Sunday's Fantasy Five drawing worth $83,346 was sold in Ocala. As of the close of business Monday, neither winner had presented themselves. Winners have 180 days to claim their prizes.However, an Ocala resident who won a $103,440 Fantasy Five drawing from a week ago received his prize on Monday, ...
Oct 29, 2003, 4:17 am - Lottery News forum

One ticket wins $15 million Florida Lotto jackpot
One ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to win a jackpot of $15 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The winning ticket was bought in the city of Summerfield in Marion County, officials said.A total of 158 tickets matched five numbers to win $3,260; 7,890 tickets matched four numbers for $53; and 137,222 tickets matched three numbers for $4.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 6-10-19-27-34-47.One winner of the Fantasy 5'' game will collect $245,498.92.The winning tic ...
Oct 27, 2003, 5:06 am - Lottery News forum

House approves spending unclaimed lottery jackpot on colleges
The Florida Legislature voted unanimously Thursday to direct $30 million from an unclaimed lottery jackpot to community colleges and state universities.A ticket sold in the Miami area last March was the sole winner of a $50 million jackpot, but nobody turned it in before a 180-day deadline. The total amount available from the jackpot is $30.1 million -- the same as if the winner took a lump sum payment instead of 30 annual payments.State law normally requires unclaimed winnings to be put back in ...
Oct 24, 2003, 3:51 am - Lottery News forum

Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $10 million
No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers, creating a $10 million jackpot for Wednesday's drawing, lottery officials said Sunday.A total of 63 tickets matched five numbers to win $6,481.50; 3,877 tickets matched four numbers for $85.50; and 83,570 tickets matched three numbers for $5.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 4, 27, 31, 42, 45 and 48.Four winners of the Fantasy 5 game will collect $60,930.88 each, the Florida Lottery said Sunday. The winning tickets were bo ...
Oct 20, 2003, 4:05 am - Lottery News forum