Bradenton Man Wins $500K on FL Lotto Scratch Off, 3rd Local Winner in Week


BRADENTON MAN IS FLORIDA'S NEWEST TOP PRIZE WINNER

FROM THE BREAK THE BANK BINGO SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TUESDAY, AUGUST 11th, 2020

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Lottery announces that Marvin Reyes Morales, 52, of Bradenton, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the BREAK THE BANK BINGO Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Kwik Shop, located at 6306 15th Street East in Sarasota.

The $5 game, BREAK THE BANK BINGO, launched in April and offers six top prizes of $500,000! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.98.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $965 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2018-19.

To help protect employees and players during the COVID-19 outbreak, Florida Lottery Headquarters and district offices remain closed to the public until further notice. Players who have winning tickets are encouraged to utilize the Lottery's secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or their nearest district office. All claim deadlines have been extended, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com/closures.

He joins winners from last week...

SARASOTA COUNTY MAN CLAIMS $1 MILLION PRIZE - TUESDAY, AUGUST 4th, 2020

FROM THE $5,000,000 LUCK SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Benjamin Evans, 49, of North Port, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.

Evans purchased his winning ticket from Publix located at 1291 South Sumter Boulevard in North Port. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

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BRADENTON WOMAN TURNS $30 INTO $1 MILLION PLAYING - TUESDAY, AUGUST 4th

THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Lottery announces that Haarati Reddy, 39, of Bradenton, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game after mailing in her winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

Reddy purchased her winning ticket from Sandra Express Mart, located at 7105 15th Avenue Northwest in Bradenton. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $69 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.