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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THURSDAY, AUGUST 8, 2019

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

TAMPA MAN CLAIMS TOP PRIZE PLAYING
THE $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Evangelos Halkias, 49, of Tampa, claimed a top prize in the $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $8,450,000.00.

Halkias purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 11302 North Dale Mabry Highway in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $20,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 Scratch-Off game, $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE launched in September 2017 and features more than $450 million in total cash prizes and over ten million winning tickets, including six top prizes of $10,000 a week for life. The game?s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $35 billion to education and sending more than 808,000 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 transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $65 billion in prizes and made more than 2,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers

Saturday, August 17, 2019

18-21-24-30-60-20-x3

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

$40 Million

Friday, August 16, 2019

4-14-24-26-46-14-x2

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

$79 Million

Saturday, August 17, 2019

2-6-19-25-41-42-x3

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

$2 Million

Saturday, August 17, 2019

5-8-9-14-25-3

Top Prize:

Sunday, August 18, 2019

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, August 16, 2019

1-11-26-30-36-41

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

$2 Million

Saturday, August 17, 2019

12-13-19-20-23

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -6-0-4-2-8

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -1-1-1-9-1

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -6-8-2-2

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -2-5-4-0

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -1-9-9

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -3-8-8

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -5-1

Saturday, August 17, 2019

 -5-8