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Florida man wins $7.25 million Florida Lotto jackpot at Publix


A Broward man has hit the jackpot from Florida Lottery.

Martin Pierre, of Margate, won the $7.25 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held Oct. 23, the state lottery announced this week.

Pierre took his winnings in the form of a lump-sum payout of $5,490,226,83.

He bought the winning ticket at the Publix at 7230 West Atlantic Boulevard in Margate, which gets a $60,000 bonus commission for selling it.