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$98,000 winning lottery ticket sold in Miami Springs


Special to the Miami Herald

A Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Miami Springs matched all five winning numbers to win a jackpot worth $98,324.87.

The winning ticket was sold at Airline Chevron, 4501 NW 36th St.

“We will not know who the winner is until they come forward to claim their prize,” said Meagan Dougherty, a Lottery spokeswoman.

The numbers drawn Sunday night were 9-10-15-19-34.

Another winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold in Holly Hill.

The odds of winning were 1 in 376,992, according to the Florida Lottery.

The odds of being struck by lightning, in comparison, are about 1 in 280,000, according to the National Lightning Safety Institute.

Other winners included: 263 tickets matching four numbers won $120.50; 8,847 tickets matching three numbers won $10 each; and 88,914 tickets won a Quick Pick ticket for matcing two numbers.

In 2010, a convenience store on Northwest 36th Street sold a Florida Lotto ticket that won $14 million.

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