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Florida woman wins $15 million in lottery, but must pay $5 million in taxes alone

A woman from the state of Florida took home a prize of $15 million dollars, but she says she was only given less than $10 million, since she had to give a part only of taxes

A Florida woman has become a billionaire after winning a $15 million dollar jackpot. However, she ultimately only received less than $10 million because she had to pay the rest in taxes, the Florida Lottery announced.

On Friday, the Lottery said player Donna Dubois, 58, of Ormond Beach, claimed the $15 million jackpot from a July 23, 2022 Florida Lotto drawing. .

DuBois received the money from her as a one-time lump sum award of $9.87 million, after paying required state and federal taxes.

The new billionaire bought her winning ticket at the V Discount Beverage store, located at 775 South Nova Road in the city of Ormond Beach. The store will earn a $100,000 commission just for selling the winning ticket.

The next Florida Lotto draw will take place this Saturday at 11:15 p.m.

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