The Florida Lottery announces that Jesus Valdes, 56, of Miami, claimed the $550,000 LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the October 23, 2018, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $383,321.31.
Valdes purchased his winning Quick Pick ticket from Miller Drive Fina, located at 14700 Southwest 56th Street in Miami. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be held Friday, October 26, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $500,000 jackpot. The LUCKY MONEY drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.