FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
ALABAMA MAN WINS $1,000 A DAY FOR LIFE TOP PRIZE
FROM THE CASH4LIFE® DRAW GAME
~ Third Top-Prize-Winning CASH4LIFE ticket sold in Florida since 2017! ~
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Robert Sims, 61, of Brookwood, Alabama, claimed a $1,000 a Day for Life top-prize in the multi-state Draw game, CASH4LIFE®, from the July 29, 2020 drawing using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $7,000,000.00.
Sims purchased his winning CASH4LIFE ticket from Southern Pit Stop, located at 9321 North Century Boulevard in Century. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the top-prize winning ticket.
This popular multi-state game offers two lifetime prizes, with the chance to win $1,000 a Day for Life or $1,000 a Week for Life. Florida is the ninth state to join CASH4LIFE.
CASH4LIFE drawings are held daily at 9:00 p.m., ET at the New Jersey Lottery Headquarters studio. Live drawings may be viewed on www.livestream.com/CASH4LIFE, and at www.flalottery.com. CASH4LIFE winning numbers are also available at www.flalottery.com, at Florida Lottery retailers statewide, and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY. Also, you may register here to receive CASH4LIFE winning numbers and other Lottery information by email or text message.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more. 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 CASH4LIFE IN FLORIDA
Since joining the multi-state CASH4LIFE Draw game in 2017, Florida has had more than 13.4 million winning tickets totaling more than $79.9 million in prizes. Additionally, the game has generated more than $76.5 million for Florida students and schools.
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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