FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2018
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
MIAMI MAN CLAIMS $1.6 MILLION LUCKY MONEY™ JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Pedro Soldevilla, of Miami, claimed the $1.6 million LUCKY MONEY™ jackpot from the November 30, 2018, drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,117,893.36.
Soldevilla says he and his wife play LUCKY MONEY frequently, "We don't play to win anything, we play for our entertainment!"
Soldevilla purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 8341 West Flagler Park Plaza in Miami. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next LUCKY MONEY drawing will be held tomorrow, December 18, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $1 million 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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