Sarasota Man Wins $1 Million on Florida Lotto Scratch Off Ticket at Publix


SARASOTA MAN RECEIVES $1 MILLION 'TREAT' THIS HALLOWEEN

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

The Florida Lottery announces that Michael Gasek, 53, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office.

He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

Gasek purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 5391 Fruitville Road in Sarasota. That is the Publix, located at Fruitville and Honore, near 75).

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.

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, a twww.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.

It was just a week ago, another local person... won big on another Florida Lotto Scratch-off Ticket, on October 19th. Also at a Publix

SARASOTA WOMAN CLAIMS FIRST $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE

FROM THE NEW 100X THE CASH SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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. (This is the Publix at SR 70 and Lockwood Ridge Rd).

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.

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, atwww.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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Sarasota Man Wins $1 Million on Florida Lotto Scratch Off Ticket at Publix

Sarasota Man Wins $1 Million on Florida Lotto Scratch Off Ticket at Publix