The Florida Lottery announced on January 20th, 2010 that FLORIDA LOTTO winner Carolyn DeVore, 65, of Chiefland, claimed the January 16, $9 million jackpot!
DeVore chose the one-time, lump-sum payment for her winnings in the amount of 5,098,458.00. The winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket was purchased from Winn-Dixie, located at 2200 N. Young Boulevard in Chiefland The retailer received a bonus incentive of $25,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket. A big shout of Congrats to this lucky lady!
The jackpot in America’s favorite lottery game continues to get bigger and bigger. Even though the grand prize was not awarded Saturday evening, a lucky ticket in Indiana matched all 5 white numbers with the Power Play and won $1 million cash! This was a result of the new Power Play feature that turns any match 5 white ball win with the Power Play into a 5X multiplier and pushes the prize up to $1 million! Two tickets from Kansas and Pennsylvania matched 5 white balls and won $200,000 cash each. In addition, 610,531 tickets across the nation won a total of $4,746,428 in prizes!
Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $76 million!
The cash option for the Wednesday, January 27th drawing will be an estimated $37.8 million.
Nine lucky players each matched 5 of the 6 lotto numbers on the January 22nd, 2010 drawing and won $250,000 in cash and prizes!
The Mega Millions estimated jackpot has reached a whopping $121 million and the next drawing will be held January 26th, 2010.
Kevin Lu, a 26 year old Gardena, California resident and former computer student, is California’s newest millionaire! Lu won the $3.6 million jackpot, becoming the fifth millionaire on the California Lottery’s game show. Congrats to this lucky gentleman!
Also, in the California Lotto News, retired United Airlines pilot Dale Elliott had one thing on his mind when he learned he was the owner of Tuesday night’s winning MEGA millions ticket: a car. Now after claiming the $201,128 prize this morning at the Lottery’s San Diego District Office he plans to make his dreams come true by purchasing a Camaro