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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2020

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

CITRUS SPRINGS WOMAN CLAIMS TOP PRIZE PLAYING
THE $500,000 CROSSWORD EXTRA PLAY SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Cheri Serrano, 48, of Citrus Springs, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the $500,000 CROSSWORD EXTRA PLAY Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 11352 North Williams Street in Dunnellon.

The $5 game, $500,000 CROSSWORD EXTRA PLAY, launched in April 2019 and features over $69.4 million in prizes including eight top prizes of $500,000. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.06.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.

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 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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Winning Numbers

Saturday, October 17, 2020

6-10-31-37-44-23-x2

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Not Available

Friday, October 16, 2020

27-32-50-52-57-12-x5

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

$86 Million

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

2-10-27-31-34-42

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Not Available




Double Play

1-5-9-31-39-44

Saturday, October 17, 2020

17-18-23-28-33-2

Top Prize:

Sunday, October 18, 2020

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, October 16, 2020

16-17-26-40-43-45

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

$425,000

Friday, October 16, 2020

1-14-26-28-31

Pick 5

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -3-1-3-0-0

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -5-2-3-3-4

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -8-8-9-3

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -2-0-6-4

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -6-2-4

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -4-4-7

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -5-4

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 -8-4