FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
KISSIMMEE MAN CELEBRATES 39TH BIRTHDAY WITH $550,000 WINNING LUCKY MONEY™ JACKPOT!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Mao Ni, of Kissimmee, claimed the $550,000 LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the January 12, 2018, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, two weeks after his 39th birthday.
Ni chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $403,449.10. He purchased his winning LUCKY MONEY Quick Pick ticket from Publix, located at 2338 East Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee. The retailer received a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be held tonight, January 23, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $650,000 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.
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