The Florida Lottery is back with a huge announcement of a player who won $5 million from Mega Millions. The lottery officials are extremely excited about the latest win and have congratulated the player from Polk County for winning the huge prize money.
The FL Lottery revealed that the name of the $5 million Mega Millions prize winner is Bruce Amidon. Bruce Amidon is a 70-year-old man from Tamarac. The lottery officials have revealed that the ticket the player purchased for Mega Millions was for the draw held on March 10, 2021.
The Mega Millions lottery team has confirmed that the player managed to match all 5 lucky numbers but failed to match the Mega Ball. As a result, Bruce Amidon ended up winning a $5 million prize money from playing Mega Millions draw for March 10, 2021.
The lottery officials have also provided the name and address of the store where the $5 million prize-winning tickets were sold from. The name of the store is Primetime Food Store, which is located at 501 Commonwealth Avenue Southwest, Polk City.
The lottery officials have confirmed that the store will also be receiving a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the $5 million winning Mega Millions ticket.
The lottery team has also shared the interesting story of the 70-year-old $5 million prize-winning residents from Polk County.
When the lottery officials got the chance to speak with Bruce Amidon, he stated that he considers himself the luckiest man at his age. The player informed the officials that he had recently retired from his job but he had not been able to save much from his job.
Therefore, he was worried about how he was going to spend his retirement. Now, the situation has completely changed for him and he will be able to spend his retirement with a luxurious lifestyle.
Amidon stated that he is not going to waste his money on extra luxuries and random stuff. He plans on opening up small cash and carry service in his hometown and live a good life. The player added that his wife has always been her side and has kept her morale high even during the pandemic so he could go to work every day.
Amidon added that he is going to take his wife for a trip to Paris and spend some quality time with her, which was due for a really long time.
The owner of the Primetime Food Store congratulated the player for his latest win and wished him well in his future endeavors. The store staff was also very excited about the win from Amidon. They stated that Amidon is their regular customer and has always been very nice with everyone at the store.