PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A Port St. Lucie man is the lucky winner of the $500,000 Lucky Money jackpot.
Ronald Messina, 46, claimed the prize from the June 2 drawing at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Messina chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $374,616.85. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 10400 Southwest Village Center Drive in Port St. Lucie.
The next Lucky Money drawing will be held Friday, June 9, at 11:15 p.m. with a $500,000 jackpot.