OZARK, ALABAMA WOMAN CLAIMS
$8 MILLION FLORIDA LOTTO® JACKPOT
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Cassandra Holmes, 57, of Ozark, Alabama, claimed the $8 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on March 14, 2018, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Holmes chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $5,335,428.13. The jackpot-winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Fortune Liquors, located at 5878 Highway 231 in Campbellton. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $50,000 for selling the jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held tomorrow, March 21, 2018, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $2.5 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also 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.
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