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Pembroke Pines Man Wins $1.2M

PEMBROKE PINES (CBSMiami) -- A Pembroke Pines man has hit the jackpot!

Luis Gonzalez, 56, claimed the $1.2 million Lucky Money jackpot from September 4th, Florida Lottery officials announced Wednesday.

He chose to receive a lump sum payment of his winnings meaning he got $894,474.43 as a one time payment.

Gonzalez had bought his ticket from a Publix supermarket located at 2501 East Sunrise Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.

There were other winners in the game.

The total ticket sales for the September 4th drawing generated more than $1.3 million for the Educations Enhancement Trust Fund.

The next drawing is set for Friday, September 11th. The jackpot is now at $500,000.

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