FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
TAMPA WOMAN CLAIMS FANTASY 5® TOP PRIZE
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Tonya Davis, 46, of Tampa, claimed a $280,935.64 FANTASY 5® top prize from the April 2, 2016, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters.
Davis purchased her winning Quick Pick ticket from Xnax Food, located at 2113 East Linebaugh Avenue in Tampa. She said each Saturday she buys a mix of POWERBALL®, FLORIDA LOTTO®, and FANTASY 5 tickets. "I had my tickets in my hand and when I heard them announce the FANTASY 5 numbers I could hardly believe it," she said. "I was just so excited! This is all very, very surreal."
Total ticket sales for the April 2, 2016, FANTASY 5 drawing generated more than $362,000 for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund.
The next FANTASY 5 drawing will be held tonight at 11:15 p.m. ET. Florida Lottery drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state and are available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website. 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 $29 billion to education and sending more than 725,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 97 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 $48.5 billion in prizes and made more than 1,800 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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