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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 2018

CONTACT:
FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727

FLORIDA PLAYER SOLE WINNER OF THE
FOURTH LARGEST MEGA MILLIONS® JACKPOT IN HISTORY
~ Second MEGA MILLIONS jackpot-winning ticket sold in Florida! ~

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery is excited to announce that one MEGA MILLIONS® jackpot winning ticket was purchased in Florida from last night's drawing! The winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at 7-Eleven, located at 7131 Ridge Road in Port Richey.

The January 5, 2018, MEGA MILLIONS winning numbers were 28 - 30 - 39 - 59 - 70 and the Mega Ball was 10. One Florida ticket matched all five numbers and the Mega Ball from Friday night's drawing to claim the $450 million MEGA MILLIONS jackpot. The retailer will receive a $100,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.

The Florida MEGA MILLIONS jackpot winner has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize. However, to elect the one-time, lump-sum cash payment option (in the amount of $281.2 million,) the claim must be filed within 60 days after the winning draw date.

ABOUT MEGA MILLIONS IN FLORIDA

The next MEGA MILLIONS drawing will be held Tuesday, January 9, at 11:00 p.m. ET with an estimated $40 million jackpot. Tickets must be purchased by 10:00 p.m. ET to be eligible for this drawing. 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. Since joining MEGA MILLIONS in 2013, the game has generated more than $294 million for education, and has awarded more than $296 million in prizes to 38.6 million players.

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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Winning Numbers

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

4-39-48-50-51-11-x3

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Not Available

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

31-32-43-63-68-17-x2

Next Jackpot:

Friday, September 21, 2018

$275 Million

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

5-14-17-21-23-53-x4

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, September 22, 2018

$2 Million

Monday, September 17, 2018

12-13-26-43-54-3

Top Prize:

Thursday, September 20, 2018

$1,000/Day for Life

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

18-19-27-40-16

Next Jackpot:

Friday, September 21, 2018

$2 Million

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

5-17-18-23-25

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -2-6-9-4-5

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -0-1-2-8-7

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -0-4-4-7

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -1-1-3-3

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -7-0-9

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -9-9-0

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -9-6

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

 -1-8