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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2023

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FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
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POLK COUNTY WOMAN WINS TOP PRIZE $2 MILLION
PLAYING A $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE-Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Geraldine Gimblet, of Lakeland, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,645,000.00.

When asked about the story of her big win, Gimblet shared, "At first the gas station clerk thought there were no tickets left, but I asked him to double check because I like the crossword games the best. He found the last one!" Gimblet's daughter's beaming smile turned to tears as she shared what the win meant to her. "The day before my mom bought this ticket, I rang the bell and walked out of the hospital after completing my last treatment for breast cancer. My mom had taken out her life savings to take care of me when I was sick. I?m just so happy for her!" Gimblet was joined by her daughter and granddaughter to claim her big win, and when Chief of Staff, Reggie Dixon heard about the Gimblets, he came downstairs to join the celebration.

Gimblet purchased her winning ticket from Pipkin Road Beverage Castle, located at 1170 West Pipkin Road in Lakeland. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD, launched in May 2022 and features eight top prizes of $2 million and 20 second tier prizes of $100,000! The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.12.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 77 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2021-2022. Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.69 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $43 billion to enhance education and sending more than 950,000 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 $85.8 billion in prizes and made more than 3,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers
Powerball with Double Play

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

16-21-29-53-66-2-x5

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, June 10, 2023

$308 Million

Winning Numbers

29-44-55-62-66-7

Mega Millions

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

6-12-23-29-57-4-x2

Next Jackpot:

Friday, June 9, 2023

$240 Million

Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

8-11-19-31-44-47

Next Jackpot:

Saturday, June 10, 2023

$42.75 Million


1-12-18-43-49-52

Thursday, June 8, 2023

38-46-49-50-59-2

Top Prize:

Friday, June 9, 2023

$1,000/Day for Life

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

5-8-12-19-24-41

Next Jackpot:

Friday, June 9, 2023

$275,000

Thursday, June 8, 2023

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

Matinee  -14

Thursday, June 8, 2023

Afternoon  -10

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Evening  -1

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Late Night  -2

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Midday  -3-7-10-14-35

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Evening  -1-6-16-25-35

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 -3-40

Thursday, June 8, 2023

 -2-69