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Did you check your tickets? Fantasy 5 ticket worth over $30,000 remains unclaimed


Florida – The Florida Lottery is looking for the winner of a substantial FANTASY 5 prize, with a ticket worth $30,063.49 still up for grabs. The clock is ticking for the lucky winner from the September 16, 2023 drawing, as the deadline to claim the prize is on Thursday, March 14, 2024, at midnight ET.

Check Your Tickets!

The winning numbers from the FANTASY 5 midday drawing were 12, 31, 24, 30, and 16. This winning ticket was purchased at the Publix supermarket on 1478 West Granada Boulevard in Ormond Beach. Lottery officials are urging anyone who bought a FANTASY 5 ticket at this location around September 16, 2023, to double-check their tickets.

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Should you find yourself holding the winning ticket, note that while any Florida Lottery retailer can verify your win, claiming the top prize requires a visit to one of the Florida Lottery District Offices. For further assistance or information, winners are encouraged to explore the lottery’s website, use the free mobile app, or contact the Customer Service Department directly at (850) 487-7787.

FANTASY 5 is known for its exciting format, allowing players to win by matching all five numbers drawn in any order. Additionally, there are opportunities to win cash prizes or a free Quick Pick ticket for matching two to four numbers from the draw. Unclaimed top prizes contribute to a roll-down mechanism, benefiting players who match 4-of-5 or 3-of-5 numbers.

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Since its launch, FANTASY 5 and FANTASY 5 with EZmatch have made over 16 millionaires, with winners collectively taking home more than $5 billion in prizes. In addition, the game has contributed more than $3.93 billion to educational initiatives.

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