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North Palm Beach man wins $4M playing Florida lottery

Posted: 6:57 AM, Nov 24, 2016
Updated: 2016-11-24 07:22:15-05

A Palm Beach County man has a little extra money in his pocket to spend this holiday season after he won $4 million playing the Florida Lottery this month.

Officials said Gregory Winger, Jr., 55, of North Palm Beach, claimed the $4 million Florida Lotto jackpot from a drawing held on Nov. 12, 2016.

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He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2.8 million.

Winger bought his winning ticket from PGA Marathon located at 11269 U.S. Highway 1 in North Palm Beach.

The retailer received a bonus commission of $20,000 for selling the ticket.