FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2016
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
TITUSVILLE MAN CLAIMS $5 MILLION MEGA MILLIONS® PRIZE!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Paul Reynolds, of Titusville, claimed a $5 million MEGA MILLIONS® prize from the drawing held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The winning Quick Pick ticket matched all five of the white ball numbers, but did not match the Mega Ball. Reynolds added Megaplier to his ticket for $1, which multiplied his prize from $1 million to $5 million with the 5X Megaplier drawn.
Reynolds purchased his ticket from Sunoco, located at 6058 Sission Road in Titusville. The retailer received a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the $5 million MEGA MILLIONS ticket.
The next MEGA MILLIONS drawing will be held Friday, March 25, at 11:00 p.m. ET with an estimated $35 million jackpot. MEGA MILLIONS drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also 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 is responsible for contributing more than $29 billion to education and sending more than 725,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 97 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $48.5 billion in prizes and made more than 1,800 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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