ST. PETERSBURG — A 64-year-old woman got an early birthday present Thursday.
Beverly Samuels, of St. Petersburg, claimed the $10 million July 24 Florida Lotto jackpot.
Samuels, who public records show will turn 65 in a couple of weeks, chose a lump-sum payment of $6,130,686.67. She could not be reached for comment.
Her winning Quick Pick ticket was purchased at a 7 Eleven located at 6980 40th St. N. in Pinellas Park.
The store also gets a $30,000 bonus.
According to lottery officials, this was the 65th winning Florida Lotto jackpot ticket that has been purchased in Pinellas County.
The next drawing is at 11:15 p.m. Saturday with a $15 million jackpot.