TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Two Florida men claimed the Mega Money jackpot of $2 million Monday in Tallahassee.
Pashuk Paloka, 56, of Jacksonville claimed the April 8 jackpot, while Herbert Heck, 61, of Hallandale, claimed the March 18 jackpot.
Paloka will be receiving his winnings in one lump sum of $765,909.33.
Heck will also be receiving his winnings of $1,528,562.30 in one lump sum.
Paloka purchased his winning ticket at a Publix at 2875 University Blvd. W. in Jacksonville, while Heck purchased his at a Winn-Dixie at 1515 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd. in Hallandale.
The Publix and Winn-Dixie will each receive a bonus commission of $1,000 for selling winning tickets.
Sales from the jackpots generated more than $3.6 million for Florida students and schools.
The next Mega Money drawing is Tuesday at 11:15 p.m., with a jackpot of $500,000
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