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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2022

CONTACT:
FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727
communications@flalottery.com

AIR FORCE VETERAN IS ON `CLOUD NINE'
AFTER WINNING $1 MILLION
~ Player Wins $1 Million Top Prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off Game! ~

TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Ricky Lansford, 68, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

"We couldn't believe it!" Lansford told the Lottery. "My wife and I noticed a lot of people winning $1 million from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game, so we decided to try our luck! Now we're celebrating our own big win!"

Lansford purchased his winning ticket from Shell Gas Station, located at 3440 South Osprey Avenue in Sarasota. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $40 billion to enhance education and sending more than 917,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $79.1 billion in prizes and made more than 3,100 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers
Powerball with Double Play

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

27-28-37-50-57-5-x2

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, March 25, 2023

$112 Million

Winning Numbers

3-32-58-59-61-15

Mega Millions

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

1-21-25-27-40-11-x2

Next Jackpot:

Friday, March 24, 2023

$302 Million

Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

17-31-41-42-45-49

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, March 25, 2023

$22.25 Million


4-8-18-27-39-48

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

1-10-22-30-36-1

Top Prize:

Thursday, March 23, 2023

$1,000/Day for Life

Tuesday, March 21, 2023

14-24-26-27-28-35

Next Jackpot:

Friday, March 24, 2023

$675,000

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Morning  -2

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Matinee  -8

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Afternoon  -14

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Evening  -6

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Late Night  -2

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Midday  -16-24-30-31-32

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Evening  -8-10-12-15-17

Pick 5

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -0-2-5-7-88

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -8-5-9-1-26

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -2-8-2-78

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -5-4-5-86

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -0-6-38

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -1-3-26

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -3-28

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

 -7-66