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PENSACOLA WOMAN CLAIMS $1.1 MILLION MEGA MONEY™ JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces Addie Dean, of Pensacola, claimed the December 11 MEGA MONEY™ jackpot of $1.1 million at Florida Lottery headquarters. Dean chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for her winnings, in the amount of $913,816.63.
The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Circle K, located at 2020 West Cervantes Street in Pensacola. The retailer received a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling the jackpot-winning MEGA MONEY ticket.
This ticket was the eighth jackpot-winning MEGA MONEY ticket sold in Escambia County since 2004. Since the last time a player won a MEGA MONEY jackpot, sales from the game have generated nearly $1.4 million for education in Florida.
The next MEGA MONEY drawing will be held Tuesday, December 18, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $550,000 jackpot. The MEGA MONEY drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state, including WFGX and WEAR (ABC) in the Pensacola area, 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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