FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THE CROWN ROYALE TRUST CLAIMS
$22 MILLION FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Kazeem Adedotun, 62, trustee of The Crown Royale Trust, of Jacksonville, claimed the $22 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on November 18, 2017, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
The Crown Royale Trust chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $15,314,895.87. The jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket was purchased from Circle K, located at 2615 Saint Johns Bluff Road South in Jacksonville. The retailer received a bonus commission of $100,000 for selling the jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket.
Total ticket sales for this series of FLORIDA LOTTO rollovers generated more than $24.1 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $5.5 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO 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 $32 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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