The Florida Lottery announced Tuesday James Caldwell of Orlando claimed a $46 million jackpot from a December drawing.
Lottery officials said Caldwell chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $28,759,280.93.Caldwell says he purchased his jackpot-winning Quick Pick ticket at a Circle K on South Ferncreek Avenue in Orlando.
Officials say the store received a bonus commission of $160,000 for selling the jackpot-winning ticket.
The next Florida Lotto drawing will be held Wednesday at 11:15pm for a $8 million jackpot.
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