The Florida Lottery announced that Phu Nguyen, of Miami Lakes, claimed a $1,000 a Week for Life prize from the multi-state Draw game, CASH4LIFE.
The Miami-Dade resident chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,040,000.00.
Nguyen purchased his winning CASH4LIFE Quick Pick ticket from Publix, located at 8601 Northwest 186th Street in Hialeah. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning CASH4LIFE Draw game ticket.
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.
Since joining the multi-state CASH4LIFE Draw game in 2017, Florida has had more than 24.9 million winning tickets totaling more than $151.5 million in prizes. Additionally, the game has generated more than $152.34 million for Florida students and schools. CASH4LIFE drawings are held daily at 9:00 p.m., ET at the New Jersey Lottery Headquarters studio.
Recently, there have been a few millionaire winners around Florida. From scratch-off lottery tickets, recent winners include a Volusia County resident from DeLand, a Lake County resident from Groveland, another Lake County man from Astatula, a Seminole County resident from Longwood, another Seminole County resident from Sanford, an Osceola County resident from Kissimmee, a Santa Rosa County resident from Navarre, and another Volusia County resident from DeLand.
Another Kissimmee resident won $2 million playing Powerball. A Riviera Beach resident also recently won $4 million playing Mega Millions.