Monday August 26th, 2013 – Luck was in the air for a Florida Lotto player on Saturday as they matched the winning numbers to land the $59 million jackpot!
The winning Florida Lotto numbers for August 24th were 11 â€“ 24 â€“ 36 â€“ 45 â€“ 46 â€“ 47 with the XTRA x4. Florida Lottery officials reported that the $59 million jackpot winning ticket was a Quick Pick sold at the 7-Eleven store located at 12298 Apopka-Vineland Road in Orlando, Florida.
In response to an interested player, Florida Lottery tweeted:
In addition to the winner, Saturdayâ€™s Florida Lotto drawing saw 37 tickets match five numbers to each win $5,766, followed by 2,198 players who each won $81 by matching four numbers and 47,748 tickets matched three numbers to win $5 each.
This Florida Lotto jackpot winner becomes the first player since April 2013 to match all six numbers and win the $59 million top prize, the highest jackpot seen in the game for 12 years. Although the win isnâ€™t the largest in the history of the game it does set a new record for creating the highest number of rollovers in a single session, which is now 35.
Lottery officials have yet to release if the jackpot has been claimed so if you purchased a ticket for Saturdayâ€™s drawing from the winning store, check your Florida Lotto tickets now as you could be the $59 million winner!
LotteryWorld.com will bring you the latest news on the winner once the prize is claimed.
To view the latest Florida Lottery winning numbers, visit Lottery.net.