The Florida Lottery today announced on Monday, February 22nd, that MAXIMUM MILLIONS Scratch-Off game winner Richard Martin, 56, of Spring Hill, claimed a $1 million top prize at Florida Lottery headquarters! Congrats to this lucky gentleman on his winnings.
Also, in this weeks Florida Lotto news, Richard Wiacek, 66, of Zephyrhills, claimed his share of a $223,217.98 FANTASY 5 top prize. The drawing was held on February 23, and produced two top prize winners. The other winning ticket, which has not been claimed, was purchased in Miami.
Wiacek received a one-time, lump-sum payment in the amount of $111,608.99.
Three lucky players throughout the US each won $250,000 when their lottery numbers matched 5 of the 6 Mega Millions drawing held on February 26th, 2010! Congrats to these three lucky players.
The Mega Millions Lottery has reached an astounding $112 Million dollars! The next drawing will be hold on March 2nd, 2010.
The jackpot in America’s favorite lottery game continues to get bigger and bigger exciting players across the country. Even though the grand prize was not awarded Saturday evening, 4 tickets matched 5 white balls and won $200,000 cash each.! In addition to that great tidbit of news, 788,433 tickets across the nation won a total of $4,989,297 in prizes!
Because no one correctly matched all six numbers in Saturday’s drawing the jackpot will grow to an estimated $114 million!
The cash option for the Wednesday, March 3rd drawing will be an estimated $55.5 million.
"Make Me a Millionaire," the California Lottery’s TV game show, awarded 12 lucky contestants a total of $145,000 in cash and prizes on this week’s show. This week’s big winner is Steven Shreeve of Castro Valley who walked away $40,000 dollars richer!
With the “Make Me a Millionaire” progressive jackpot increasing $200,000 each week, next week’s Millionaire game contestant will have a chance to win $1.2 million.