FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
LUCKY PLAYER CLAIMS $30 MILLION FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Aura Dominguez Canto, 60, of Panama City, Panama, claimed the $30 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on July 19, 2017. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $20,948,543.98.
The jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket was purchased from Panhandle Package, located at 5839 U.S. Highway 231 in Campbellton. Total ticket sales for this series of FLORIDA LOTTO rollovers generated more than $29.6 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $3 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. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 billion to education and sending more than 750,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $52.4 billion in prizes and made more than 1,900 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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