FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, AUGUST 28, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
MIAMI GARDENS MAN CLAIMS $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE
PRIZE FROM THE CASH4LIFE® DRAW GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Errol Copeland, 58, of Miami Gardens, claimed a $1,000 a Week for Life prize in the multi-state Draw game, CASH4LIFE®, from the August 2, 2020 drawing using a secured drop box located at the Miami District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,000,000.00.
Copeland purchased his winning CASH4LIFE ticket from Caraf Oil, located at 15685 Northwest 22nd Avenue in Opa Locka. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning CASH4LIFE ticket.
This popular multi-state game offers two lifetime prizes, with the chance to win $1,000 a Day for Life or $1,000 a Week for Life. Florida is the ninth state to join CASH4LIFE.
CASH4LIFE drawings are held daily at 9:00 p.m., ET at the New Jersey Lottery Headquarters studio. Live drawings may be viewed on www.livestream.com/CASH4LIFE, and at flalottery.com. CASH4LIFE winning numbers are also available at www.flalottery.com, at Florida Lottery retailers statewide, and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY. Also, you may register here to receive CASH4LIFE winning numbers and other Lottery information by email or text message.
To help protect employees and players during the COVID-19 outbreak, Florida Lottery Headquarters and district offices remain closed to the public until further notice. Players who have winning tickets are encouraged to utilize the Lottery's secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or their nearest district office. All claim deadlines have been extended, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com/closures.
ABOUT CASH4LIFE IN FLORIDA
Since joining the multi-state CASH4LIFE Draw game in 2017, Florida has had more than 13.4 million winning tickets totaling more than $79.9 million in prizes. Additionally, the game has generated more than $82.9 million for Florida students and schools.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to enhance education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 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 $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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