Florida man claims $15.5M Lotto jackpot

Florida man claims $15.5M Lotto jackpot

An Estero man is taking house tens of millions in Florida Lotto winnings, consistent with the Florida Lottery.

Niranjan Patel, 41, claimed the $15.five million jackpot from the drawing held Feb. 6 on the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, a press liberate states.

Patel selected to obtain his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum cost of $10,539,204.33, consistent with the discharge. 

The jackpot-winning Florida Lotto Quick Pick price tag used to be bought from a Publix at 2465 Glades Circle in Weston, Florida.

The store will obtain an advantage fee of $100,00zero for promoting the price tag.

This is the second one time in just about a 12 months south Lee County resident has raked in a large Lotto prize.

In 2018, Quinn Kofler, a 19-year-old Florida Gulf Coast University scholar from Bonita Springs, gained an $11.1 million lump-sum payout in a scratch-off recreation. Kofler bought the profitable price tag at a 7-Eleven in Bonita Springs, close to Fort Myers at the Gulf Coast.

The subsequent Florida Lotto drawing can be held at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, with a $three million jackpot.

Updated: February 19, 2019 — 5:06 pm

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