FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2019
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
LAUDERHILL MAN CLAIMS $3.5 MILLION FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Marcel Jerome, 68, of Lauderhill, claimed the $3.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on August 17, 2019, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Jerome chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,690,417.57. He purchased the jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket from Bill's Sunoco, located at 5391 North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $25,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tonight, August 21, 2019, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $2 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.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
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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