FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, AUGUST 24, 2015
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
ORLANDO WOMAN CLAIMS $900,000 LUCKY MONEY™ JACKPOT
TWO WEEKS AFTER CELEBRATING HER BIRTHDAY!
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Marilu Llanos Gomez, of Orlando, claimed the $900,000 LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the August 18, 2015, drawing at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee, two weeks after celebrating her 37th birthday.
Llanos chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $674,604.36. She purchased her LUCKY MONEY Quick Pick ticket from Circle K located at 12360 South Apopka Vineland Road in Orlando.
Total ticket sales for the August 18, 2015, LUCKY MONEY drawing generated more than $1 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be Tuesday, August 25, 2015, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $550,000 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.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $28 billion to education and sending more than 700,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 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 $46 billion in prizes and made more than 1,400 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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