| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:12 AM
Well, maybe this is the year for a slew of lottery wins in South Florida. We're off to quite a hot streak.
Sonya Ramsey, 45, of Lauderhill, claimed a $500,000 prize in the $5 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:03 PM
Someone who bought a Powerball ticket in Tampa is looking at missing out on more than $16 million. A Powerball jackpot-winning ticket worth $16,666,666.66 remains unclaimed.
The May 25 drawing for a $50 million jackpot prize resulted in three jackpot-...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:48 PM
Mega Money is disappearing, with a new game in its place.
The Florida Lottery is introducing "Lucky Money" on July 2, which it is calling an "enhanced version" of Mega Money. That game ends July 1.
The state added Mega Millions in May 2013, a...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
A lottery win is supposed to be a once-in-a-lifetime event, but lightning has struck again at a Tamarac Sunoco.
The single Florida Lotto winning ticket was sold at Vic's Sunoco in Tamarac, 8291 N. University Drive. It's worth $12 million, and is the...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 4:53 AM
The Florida Lotto jackpot continues to build after no one had a jackpot-winning ticket Saturday night.
The numbers were: 13-15-22-38-43-49
The Lotto hasn't hit since Aug. 31, and has yielded only six winners this year, compared to 21 in 2012. No...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:33 AM
We're getting pretty lax with our lottery tickets in Florida: Days after a $16 million Powerball winner went to a waste, a Fantasy 5 ticket worth $45,087.48 sold in Margate is about to expire.
The 180-day deadline to claim the top prize is Thursday,...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Talk about having an itch: The Florida Lottery announced Monday that sales of scratch-off tickets exceeded $78.5 million last week, and that's a record.
It broke the previous sales mark by $4.5 million, reached the first week of March 2012. Florida...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 11:21 AM
Nobody in Florida hit the $425 million Powerball Wednesday night, but Monroe Bostic, Jr., 59, of Deerfield Beach, claimed a $1.3 million Mega Money jackpot Thursday at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States met over the weekend in Hollywood, and while there's no headline-grabbing news, there were plenty of interesting topics.
The group, founded by former Florida State Sen. Steve Geller, was a...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday.
Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...