TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lottery announces that Niranjan Patel, 41, of Estero, claimed the $15.5 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on February 6, 2019, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Patel chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $10,539,204.33. The jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO Quick Pick ticket was purchased from Publix, located at 2465 Glades Circle in Weston. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $100,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held Saturday, February 16, 2019, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $3 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 and on the Lottery’s YouTube channel. Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY.