A Florida store will receive $30,000 in commission just for selling a winning lottery ticket

Stores that sell lottery tickets that win jackpots take an extra commission.

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A 70-year-old Florida player claimed a $3.5 million jackpot-winning lottery ticket months after the drawing was drawn, the Florida Lottery reported. But he was not the only one who took a good number of bills, since the store that sold him the ticket took no less than $30,000 in commission.

David James of the City of Riviera Beach claimed the jackpot winning ticket from the drawing held on May 11, 2022.

James chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum cash payment of about $2.2 million, after taxes.as reported on CBS Miami.

According to information from News Channel 8, James purchased his jackpot-winning ticket at the Publix store located at 228 Blue Heron Boulevard East in the city of Riviera Beach.

This location of the Publix chain of stores is the one that will receive the additional commission of $ 30 thousand dollars just for selling the winning ticket.

The next Florida Lotto drawing will take place today, Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at 11:15 pm ET, and has an estimated jackpot of $7.75 million.

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