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Florida man wins $500,000 playing lotto numbers from fortune cookie

RALEIGH, N.C. - A Florida man is $500,000 richer after winning the North Carolina lottery with numbers he got from a fortune cookie. Ernesto Sorzana said he picked up his favorite Chinese take-out of fried rice and shrimp along with the fortune cookie.

2 Tampa Bay area men win $2 million playing Florida Lottery's MEGA MILLIONS

Two Tampa Bay area men claimed $2 million playing the Florida Lottery's MEGA MILLIONS® game. The Florida Lottery announced that Robert Crabtree, 36, of Largo, and Heriberto Reyes, 47, of Lutz, won the money from the drawings held on January 12 and 19,

New Tampa Resident Wins $1M In Florida Lottery Scratch-Off Game

Orlean Collins, 63, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $1,000,000 Money Tree scratch-off game using a secured drop box located at the Florida Lottery Tampa District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time,

Cerabino: Florida Lottery tells 'fans' their jackpot dreams are 'low-cost form of entertainment'

The Florida Lottery manages a Facebook 'fans' page that hypes games while telling players it's all about the fun of playing, not about making money.

Here’s How Much the Average Person Spends on the Lottery in Every State

Total lottery ticket sales: N/A > Prize money awarded in 2019: N/A > Median household income: $51,734 (5th lowest) Alaska > Lottery spending per adult: N/A (no state lottery) Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia

Fort Pierce man wins $1 million in scratch-off lottery eight days before 39th birthday

A Fort Pierce man won $1 million in a scratch-off game just eight days before his 39th birthday, the Florida Lottery announced Friday. Gaston Sanchez-Cruz purchased the winning ticket from La Central grocery store,

$2 Million Florida Lottery Winner From Mulberry

A 28-year-old Mulberry man won $2 million from the 100X The Cash Scratch-Off game on Monday. Zachary Boles chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,780,000.00. Boles purchased his winning ticket from AP Mini Mart,

Year 1 of Florida’s coronavirus outbreak: 8 key DeSantis decisions

Here’s a look back at some of the key decisions Gov. Ron DeSantis has made that have shaped Florida’s response to the pandemic.

Cape Coral man wins $1 million in Florida Lottery scratch-off game

A Cape Coral man claimed a $1 million prize from a Florida Lottery scratch-off game. Richard Speights bought his winning ticket from South 41 Bingo, located at 12011 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers.

Polk County man wins $2 million lottery

One man Polk County man is finding himself richer after he won a $2 million Florida Lottery game. Zachary Boles, 28, of Mulberry claimed the prize from the 100X THE CASH scratch-off game. Boles purchased his winning ticket from AP Mini Mart in Mulberry.

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