FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
ORLANDO MAN IS FLORIDA'S NEWEST MILLIONAIRE
AFTER WINNING A FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Theodore Tillman, of Orlando, claimed the $1 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on December 2, 2020, using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.
Tillman chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $818,945.58. He purchased his jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 5695 L B McLeod Road in Orlando. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $10,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held Saturday, January 23, 2020, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $12.75 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 $600 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players 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 $38 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $72.5 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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