How long do I have to claim my Florida Lotto prize?

Your Florida Lotto prizes can be claimed within a period of 180 days from the date of the drawing. If not redeemed within the stipulated time, the winnings are fortified.

How much taxes am I liable to pay after winning the Florida Lotto?

The Florida Lottery is liable to withhold 24 percent federal withholding tax for prizes greater than $5,000 if the winner is a citizen of the U.S. with a valid Social Security number. If the prize winner is a US citizen but does not have a Social Security number, the Florida Lottery is liable to withhold 24 percent backup federal withholding tax from any prize of more than $600.

As a Florida Lotto winner, can I remain anonymous?

Florida Lottery winners cannot remain anonymous by any chance. The lottery provides the winner’s name, city of residence, game won, date won and amount won.

How much can I win playing Florida Lotto with Double Play?

Playing Florida Lotto and matching all the six winning numbers will make you win the advertised jackpot. Lottery tickets that match five, four, or three drawn numbers win exciting lower-tier cash prizes ranging from $10 to $30,000. And players that match just two winning numbers bag a free Florida Lotto Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw. Florida Lotto tickets with Double Play, which match the six winning numbers in the Double Play drawing bag the $250,000 top prize. The ones that match five, four, or three Double Play winning numbers win lower-tier prizes ranging from $14 to $35,000. And the tickets that match just two winning numbers bag a free Florida Lotto with Double Play Quick Pick ticket for the next available draw. Quite an amazing deal to crack!

What is the cut-off time for the sale of Florida Lotto tickets?

The Florida Lotto draws are held every Wednesday and Saturday at 11:15 p.m. ET. You are eligible to purchase the lottery tickets by 10:40 p.m. ET on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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