Duval County Sells Winning Ticket Again!
RELEASE DATE: 8/16/2023
TALLAHASSEE - Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) is excited to announce that last night's $36 million [advertised value] jackpot-winning Mega Millions® ticket was sold in Florida! This jackpot win comes just one week after the record-breaking $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot win on August 8.
Last night’s $36 million [advertised value] jackpot-winning Quick Pick ticket was sold at Publix, located at 4495 Roosevelt Boulevard in Jacksonville. The winning numbers for the August 15, 2023, drawing were: 18 - 39 - 42 - 57 - 63 and the Mega Ball was 7. The retailer will receive a $25,000 bonus commission for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
Florida Mega Millions jackpot winners have 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim their prize. However, to elect the one-time, lump-sum cash payment option, the claim must be filed within 60 days after the winning draw date. The jackpot prize winner has the option of receiving their winnings in 30 annual installments or as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $17.4 million [advertised value]
ABOUT MEGA MILLIONS IN FLORIDA
Since joining Mega Millions in 2013, the game has generated more than $1 billion for education and has awarded more than $1 billion in prizes. The next Mega Millions drawing will be held Friday, August 11, at 11:00 p.m. ET, with an estimated $20 million jackpot.
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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $44 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 13,500 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $87.5 billion in prizes and made more than 3,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com
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