FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
THREE MORE $1 MILLION HOLIDAY MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE™
GRAND PRIZE WINNERS COME FORWARD
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces today that the fourth, fifth and sixth Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE™ grand prize winners claimed their $1 million prizes from the drawing held on January 3, 2017. The three winners are Eric Ross, 41, of New Smyrna Beach, William Wilkerson, 56, of Talladega, AL, and Teresa Reid, 64, of Pace. One of the seven $1 million prizes remains unclaimed.
Ross purchased his winning Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE ticket at Citgo Food Mart, located at 199 North Dixie Freeway in New Smyrna Beach.
Wilkerson purchased his winning Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE ticket at Racetrac, located at 4102 West Waters Avenue in Tampa.
Reid purchased her winning Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE ticket at Murphy Express, located at 4988 U.S. Highway 90 in Pace.
Each retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling a $1 million-winning ticket.
Along with the seven $1 million prizes, 527 other prizes ranging from $500 to $50,000 were awarded in the Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE grand prize drawing. Additionally, this year?s Raffle offered five weekly drawings, with ten $10,000 prizes, 250 $1,000 prizes, and 1,000 $500 prizes. The Holiday MILLIONAIRE RAFFLE game generated more than $1.7 million in revenue for education.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $30 billion to education and sending more than 750,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $52.4 billion in prizes and made more than 1,900 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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