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Plant City man claims $3 million Mega Millions prize

PLANT CITY, Fla. (WFLA) - Another Tampa Bay resident is millions of dollars richer after playing the lottery this week. 

The Florida Lottery said Pericles Procopis, 53, of Plant City, claimed a $3 million Mega Millions prize after the drawing on Tuesday. 

According to a news release, Procopis chose all five of the white ball numbers, but did not match the Mega Ball.

A RaceTrac located at 12136 South John Young Parkway in Orlando, will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for the sale.

Another winning ticket was sold at a Winn Dixie store in Hudson. Alberta McPherson of Hudson has stepped forward to claim the $2 million prize. 


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