FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
POMPANO BEACH WOMAN HAS $1.5 MILLION REASONS TO
SMILE AFTER WINNING A FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Mildred Lane, 60, of Pompano Beach, claimed the $1.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on August 8, 2020, using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office.
Lane chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,303,179.50. She purchased her jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket from Circle K, located at 4791 North Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $20,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tonight, October 7, 2020, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $6.25 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 and on the Lottery's YouTube channel. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players with prizes valued $600 - $4,999 can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.
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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