MIAMI (WSVN) - A South Florida man hit the jackpot when he won $1 million from a scratch-off ticket.
Willie Turner, of Miami, claimed a $1 million prize from the BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Miami District Office, the Florida Lottery announced Wednesday in a news release.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $880,000.00.
Turner purchased his ticket from Monar Market, located at 1108 Northwest 62nd Street in Miami.
The store will receive $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.
The $30 scratch-off game launched in February 2021 and features four top prizes of $15 million, and 24 prizes of $1 million. The overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.59.
According to the Florida Lottery, Scratch-Off games accounted for approximately 77 percent of ticket sales in 2021-2022. Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.06 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
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