Friday, November 30, 2012

Cocoa Man Claims $19 Million Florida LOTTO Jackpot

COCOA, Florida -- The Florida Lottery announced that Michael Weber, 51, of Cocoa, claimed the $19 million FLORIDA LOTTO™ jackpot from the drawing held on November 7, 2012.  Weber chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $13,631,321.17.

The Publix supermarket located at 7325 US Highway 1 North in Cocoa, received a bonus commission of $80,000 for selling the winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket. This Quick Pick ticket was the 37th jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket sold in Brevard County since 1988. 

Total ticket sales for this jackpot generated more than $19.1 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF). 

The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be Saturday, December 1, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $4 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state, and are 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.