FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
SNOWBIRD CLAIMS $500,000 LUCKY MONEY™ JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Richard Moore, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, claimed the $500,000 LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the February 17, 2017, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Moore chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $364,656.80. He purchased his winning LUCKY MONEY Quick Pick ticket from Publix, located at 345 Jacaranda Boulevard in Venice.
Total ticket sales for this LUCKY MONEY jackpot generated more than $258,000 for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be tonight, Tuesday, February 21, 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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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $31 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 transfers 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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