Florida Lottery

Clearwater waitress Alexandra Chaar jumping for joy after winning 1 million dollars from the Florida Lottery. (Photo Credit: Florida Lottery)

Fla. Lottery Sales Top $5 Billion For First Time

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Lottery says it topped $5 billion in sales for the first time during the fiscal year that ended June 30. The department made the announcement Monday. It also said […]

CBS Tampa–07/08/2013

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Winner Has Yet To Claim $590 Million Powerball Prize

It’s been two long weeks since the small city of Zephyrhills learned that a $590 million Powerball ticket was sold at a supermarket here.

06/03/2013

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Fla. Launches Sale Of Mega Millions Tickets

No one is quite sure if the numbers will add up, but the Florida Lottery on Wednesday will start selling tickets to the popular Mega Millions lottery game.

05/14/2013

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Tampa Trial Starts In Lottery Winner Slaying Case

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection was underway on Tuesday in the trial of a Florida woman charged with swindling a lottery winner out of his money and then killing him.

CBS Tampa–11/27/2012

Clearwater waitress Alexandra Chaar jumping for joy after winning 1 million dollars from the Florida Lottery. (Photo Credit: Florida Lottery)

Clearwater Waitress Feels Lucky and Wins 1 Million Dollars

CLEARWATER, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – 21-year-old waitress and college student Alexandra Chaar cashed in on the top prize in Florida Lottery’s $1 Million Monopoly Scratch-Off Game all because she felt lucky.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2012

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FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — These Florida lotteries were drawn Saturday:

CBS Tampa–01/29/2012

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FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — These Florida lotteries were drawn Saturday…

CBS Tampa–01/22/2012

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FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — These Florida lotteries were drawn Friday: Cash 3 Evening…

01/21/2012

Person: Jose Esteban buys lottery tickets (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FL Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — These Florida lotteries were drawn Saturday:

CBS Tampa–01/15/2012

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2 Fantasy 5 Players Win $92,266 Top Prize

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Two winners of the “Fantasy 5″ game will collect $92,266.07 each, the Florida Lottery said Monday.

CBS Tampa–01/09/2012

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