FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
HIALEAH WOMAN WINS $550,000 LUCKY MONEY™ JACKPOT PRIZE
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Irlanda Kanisk, of Hialeah, claimed the $550,000 LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the November 14, 2017, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Kanisk chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $409,225.74. She purchased her winning LUCKY MONEY ticket from Publix, located at 18496 Northwest 67th Avenue in Miami. The retailer received a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be held tonight, November 17, 2017, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $500,000 jackpot. The LUCKY MONEY drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
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