FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
PINELLAS COUNTY MAN CASHES IN ON
$1.7 MILLION JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY™ JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Jason Hyde, 34, of Gulfport, claimed the $1.7 million jackpot from the JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY™ drawing held on December 1, 2020, after mailing in his winning ticket to Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Hyde chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,467,311.36. He purchased his jackpot-winning JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY with Combo™ Quick Pick ticket from Kwik Stop, located at 5227 22nd Avenue South in Gulfport. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $2,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY drawing will be held tomorrow, January 29, 2021, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $300,000 jackpot. JACKPOT TRIPLE PLAY 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. Payers 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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