$9 million Florida Lotto winner sought
If you happened to buy a Lotto ticket this week at a Publix off Wiles Road in Coral Springs, Florida, you may be a millionaire -- times nine.So far, no one has come forward with the winning Quick Pick ticket from the Wednesday drawing, lottery officials say.The winner will have 180 days from the day of the drawing to claim the $9 million prize, and only 60 days if they want their money in a lump sum, said Leslie Steele, spokeswoman for the Florida Lottery. They haven't come in to claim it yet, ...
Aug 23, 2004, 7:43 am - Lottery News forum
One ticket wins $40 million Florida Lotto jackpot
One ticket sold in Tampa matched all six numbers in Wednesday's Lotto drawing from the Florida Lottery.The ticket with the numbers 1-16-17-26-28-40 is worth $40 million.The estimated jackpot for Saturday's drawing is $3 million.196 tickets matched five out of six numbers, and are worth $4,344 each; 10,981 tickets matched four out of six numbers, and are worth $63 each, and 215,446 tickets matched three out of six numbers, and are worth $4.50 each.Fantasy 5Three tickets sold in Bradenton, Coral S ...
Aug 6, 2004, 9:04 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $40 million
Lotto reaches highest jackpot in almost 8 monthsThe jackpot for the Florida Lotto has rolled over to an estimated $40 million after Saturday night's drawing produced no winning tickets with all six numbers, the Florida Lottery said on Sunday.The $40 million Lotto jackpot is the highest since a $40 million jackpot on Saturday, December 13, 2003. That jackpot was hit by one Quick Pick ticket sold in Pensacola.The numbers drawn were: 06, 12, 14, 45, 50, and 52.116 players matched five numbers, eac ...
Aug 2, 2004, 10:04 am - Lottery News forum
Winning Scratch-off, Twice Cashed and Once Stolen
A Florida convenience store customer scratched off a winning ticket two weeks ago. But since he cashed in the winning lottery ticket, there's been trouble.After the winner cashed in his 5-hundred dollar prize, the ticket was stolen. A second man now admits he took the ticket and also cashed it in.Lottery tickets are big business at Pat's Kwik Stop. According to Ravi Patel, the store'sowner, lottery ticket sales amount to Something like 800, 900 dollars a day. Patel has owned the Nothwest Gain ...
Jul 30, 2004, 8:19 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto jackpot rolls over to $25 million
No ticket matched all six Florida Lotto numbers, causing the jackpot to roll over to $25 million, lottery officials said Sunday.A total of 93 tickets matched five numbers to win $6,035.50; 6,556 tickets matched four numbers for $69.50; and 126,330 tickets matched three numbers for $5.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 15-19-20-28-34-48.Fantasy 5Four winners of the Fantasy 5 game will collect $60,252.84 each, the Florida Lottery said Sunday.The winning tickets were bought in t ...
Jul 26, 2004, 9:07 am - Lottery News forum
Florida Lotto rolls to $6 million
Florida's Lotto drawing produced no jackpot winner on Saturday night, resulting in a rollover estimated at $6 million for the next drawing on Wednesday, Lottery officials said Sunday.The winning Lotto numbers were: 08, 16, 23, 33, 36, and 44.Payouts for matching three, four or five numbers are as follows: 83 players matched five numbers and each won $4,153.50; 4,246 players matched four numbers and each won $66; and 81,186 players matched three numbers, each winning $4.50.Fantasy 5Two players ma ...
Jul 12, 2004, 9:43 am - Lottery News forum
Two Tickets Win $6 Million Florida Lotto Jackpot
Two tickets matched all six Florida Lotto numbers to share a jackpot of $6 million, lottery officials said Sunday.The winning tickets were bought in the cities of Panama City and Sunrise, officials said.A total of 65 tickets matched five numbers to win $6,020.50; 3,800 tickets matched four numbers for $83.50; and 79,380 tickets matched three numbers for $5.50.The winning Florida Lotto numbers selected Saturday: 12-16-28-48-49-51.
Jul 5, 2004, 8:39 am - Lottery News forum
Florida man claims $6 million Lotto prize
A hairdresser became a millionaire after buying a winning Lotto ticket on a camping trip.Florida Lottery officials said 45-year-old Tim Clements purchased the ticket that won Saturday's prize when he went on a camping trip with friends in the Brooksville area.Although Clements won $6 million, he opted to take his winnings in one lump sum of $3,365,827.67, lottery officials said.His lucky numbers were 5-17-34-35-36-41.Clements could not be reached Monday night. He told lottery officials he'll inv ...
Jun 22, 2004, 7:49 am - Lottery News forum
Single Florida Lotto ticket wins $6 million jackpot
One player matched all six winning numbers in Saturday night's Florida Lotto drawing, winning an estimated $6 million jackpot, the Florida Lottery officials said Sunday.The winning ticket was purchased in the Hernando County community of Brooksville.The winning numbers were: 05, 17, 34, 35, 36, and 41.Lottery officials also said that 56 players matched five numbers, each winning $6,966; 3,799 players matched four numbers and won $83 each; and 81,190 players matched three numbers and each won $5. ...
Jun 21, 2004, 7:22 am - Lottery News forum
Florida store clerks charged with lottery ticket thefts
Two former Deltona, Florida convenience store clerks face charges they stole more than $134,000 in lottery tickets and winnings while working the register at a Hess station.Cynthia Galliher, 48, was charged with organized fraud and Amanda Peterson, 17, faces one count each of scheme to defraud and grand theft.Investigators say the two would steal scratch-off lottery tickets while working at the Doyle Road store.Galliher of Cocoa is serving 22 years probation for a fraud and embezzlement case in ...
Jun 15, 2004, 8:04 am - Lottery News forum