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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2020

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

BREVARD COUNTY WOMAN TURNS $5 INTO $1 MILLION PLAYING
THE MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Michele Payne, 48, of Palm Bay, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Jacksonville District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.00.

Payne purchased her winning ticket from Racetrac, located at 9490 108th Avenue in Vero Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 MONOPOLY BONUS SPECTACULAR game launched in July and features more than $131 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.96.

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 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.

Florida Lottery offices will reopen to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more on Tuesday, September 22. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players with prizes valued $600 - $4,999 can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to enhance education and sending more than 840,000 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 $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Powerball with Double Play

Saturday, October 16, 2021

30-31-41-42-48-3-x3

Next Jackpot:

Monday, October 18, 2021

$65 Million

Winning Numbers

26-33-42-44-45-20

Mega Millions

Friday, October 15, 2021

3-20-31-34-65-18-x3

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

$94 Million

Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch

Saturday, October 16, 2021

10-21-27-30-31-32

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

$6.75 Million


5-22-38-39-47-52

Saturday, October 16, 2021

4-25-26-44-58-4

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Sunday, October 17, 2021

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, October 15, 2021

1-25-28-29-41-44

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

$300,000

Saturday, October 16, 2021

6-11-18-23-35

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Saturday, October 16, 2021

 -7-5-5-8-76

Saturday, October 16, 2021

 -9-4-6-3-74

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 -3-2-2-26

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 -9-4-5-64

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 -7-1-04

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 -3-46

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 -5-84