SARASOTA WOMAN CLAIMS FIRST $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE
FROM THE NEW 100X THE CASH SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Lottery announces that Janell Morales Monroy, 26, of Sarasota, claimed the first $2 million top prize from the new 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,780,000.00.
Morales Monroy purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 4240 53rd Avenue East in Bradenton (SR 70 and Lockwood Ridge Road).
The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, 100X THE CASH, launched in September and features more than $294 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $2 million! The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.50.
Check out the remaining prizes of all Florida Lottery Scratch off Games Here: http://fllottery.com/remainingPrizes
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players with prizes valued $600 - $4,999 can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to enhance education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 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 $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visitwww.flalottery.com.
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