FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
TAMPA WOMAN WINS $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE
PLAYING CASH4LIFE® DRAW GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Cheryl Rodgers, 55, of Tampa, claimed a $1,000 a Week for Life prize in the multi-state Draw game CASH4LIFE®. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $1,000,000.
Rodgers purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 16041 Tampa Palms Boulevard West in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning CASH4LIFE ticket.
The Lottery added CASH4LIFE to its portfolio of games in February. This popular multi-state game offers two lifetime prizes, with the chance to win $1,000 a Day for Life or $1,000 a Week for Life. Florida is the ninth state to join CASH4LIFE. Game sales are expected to raise millions of additional dollars for education in Florida and increase commissions to the Lottery's more than 13,000 retailers.
The next CASH4LIFE drawing will be held tonight, August 28, 2017, at 9:00 p.m., ET at the New Jersey Lottery Headquarters studio. Live drawings may be viewed on www.livestream.com/CASH4LIFE, and at flalottery.com. CASH4LIFE winning numbers are also available at www.flalottery.com, at Florida Lottery retailers statewide, and by phone at (850) 921-PLAY. Also, you may register here to receive CASH4LIFE winning numbers and other Lottery information by email or text message.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 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 contributions 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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