Joseph Smith, 56, of Plant City claimed the $4 million Florida Lotto jackpot that was drawn Aug. 25, according to a press release from the Florida Lotto.
He chose a lump-sum payment of $2,871,602.80.
He told the Florida Lotto that he plans to pay bills and buy a new vehicle with his prize.
The ticket was sold Aug. 24 at the 7-Eleven store at County Road 540A and U.S. 98 in Lakeland. The store will receive a bonus of $20,000.
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