FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JULY 26, 2012
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
$74,372 FANTASY 5(r) TICKET TO EXPIRE
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery today announces that a FANTASY 5(r) top prize-winning ticket worth $74,372.41 remains unclaimed. The 180-day deadline to claim the top prize is Thursday, August 2, at midnight.
The winning FANTASY 5 numbers for the February 4, 2012, drawing were:
The winning ticket was sold at Right Way Food Mart, located at 4387 Palm Beach Boulevard in Fort Myers. Players who may have purchased FANTASY 5 tickets at this retailer are encouraged to check their tickets for the February 4 drawing. `
While any Florida Lottery retailer can validate the winning ticket, the FANTASY 5 top prize must be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office or at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Players can obtain additional information by calling the Lottery’s Customer Service Department at (850) 487-7787 or visiting the Florida Lottery’s website at www.flalottery.com http://www.flalottery.com .
FANTASY 5 is a pari-mutuel game in which players win the top prize by matching 5-of-5 winning numbers drawn in any order. Additionally, players win cash prizes or a free Quick Pick ticket by matching two, three or four of the numbers drawn in the official drawing for the date played. If there is no top prize winner, the money in the top prize pool rolls down and is shared among players who match 4-of-5 or 3-of-5 winning numbers.
Since the game’s inception, more than 529 million FANTASY 5 winners have won more than $3.4 billion in prizes. Of these, 47,618 players won top prizes totaling more than $2 billion.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 99 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, donations to education, and money paid to Florida retailers. In 2011, playing Florida Lottery games made 79 people millionaires. Since its beginning in 1988, the Florida Lottery has transferred billions of dollars to the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund, investing in Florida’s future leaders through school construction, K-12 classroom support and more than 550,000 Bright Futures scholarships. The games of the Florida Lottery are designed to fuel excitement while funding tomorrow. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.
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