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$227,000 unclaimed lottery ticket set to expire

Winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold in St. Augustine

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – There could be someone in St. Augustine who is sitting on a lot of unclaimed money.

The Florida Lottery today announced Monday that a FANTASY 5 top prize-winning ticket worth $227,100.11 remains unclaimed. The 180-day deadline to claim the money is Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at midnight.

The winning free Quick Pick ticket was sold at Publix at 55 Ava Way in Saint Augustine. Players who may have purchased a FANTASY 5 ticket at the location are encouraged to check their tickets for the January 13 drawing.

The winning FANTASY 5 numbers for the January 13, 2017, drawing were 03-24-27-29-31.

While any Florida Lottery retailer can validate the winning ticket, the FANTASY 5 top prize must be claimed at a Florida Lottery district office or at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Players can obtain additional information by calling the lottery’s Customer Service Department at 1-850-487-7787 or visiting the Florida Lottery’s website at www.flalottery.com.