Satellite Beach Man Claims $3 Million FLORIDA LOTTO Jackpot, Won Back On May 25
By Space Coast Daily // May 31, 2016
BREVARD COUNTY • SATELLITE BEACH, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Cataldo Arbore, of Satellite Beach, claimed the $3 million FLORIDA LOTTO® jackpot from the drawing held on May 25, 2016. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,161,621.00.
Arbore purchased his jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket from Krishna Food Mart, located at 1107 South Patrick Drive in Satellite Beach. The retailer received a bonus commission of $15,000 for selling the jackpot-winning FLORIDA LOTTO ticket.
Total ticket sales for this jackpot generated more than $1.9 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
Arbore said he has been playing the Florida Lottery since start up in 1988.
“I never imagined that I would actually win,” he said.
The next FLORIDA LOTTO drawing will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 11:15 p.m. ET, with a $3 million jackpot. FLORIDA LOTTO drawings are broadcast on 17 carrier stations throughout the state. Drawings are also available for viewing on the Florida Lottery website.
Winning numbers are available on the Lottery website, at retailers statewide and by phone at 850- 921-PLAY.