FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
FLORIDA LOTTO™ PLAYER CLAIMS LIFE-CHANGING $19 MILLION JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Michael Weber, 51, of Cocoa, claimed the $19 million FLORIDA LOTTO™ jackpot from the drawing held on November 7, 2012. Weber chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $13,631,321.17.
Publix, located at 7325 US Highway 1 North in Cocoa, received a bonus commission of $80,000 for selling the winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket. This Quick Pick ticket was the 37th jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket sold in Brevard County since 1988. Total ticket sales for this jackpot generated more than $19.1 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be Saturday, December 1, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $4 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state, and are available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 percent of its revenue into the state’s economy through prize payouts, contributions 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 600,000 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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