Florida Lottery winner claims prize with one-time payout option
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – A Fort Lauderdale resident has struck gold and is now a millionaire after winning a $1 million prize from the Florida Lottery’s 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.
The lucky man, Jay Wein, claimed his prize at the Lottery’s Miami District Office, accompanied by his family and friends.
Wein’s decision to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000 will undoubtedly offer him the financial freedom to live out his dreams and embark on a new chapter in life.
Wein purchased his winning ticket at Smiley Food & Deli, located at 3100 NE 9th St. in Fort Lauderdale, and the store will be receiving a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
The $50 game features the largest top prize ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game – an eye-watering $25 million. With odds of winning at 1-in-4.50, it’s clear that the 500X THE CASH scratch-off game is no small-time affair.
The Florida Lottery has made another millionaire through the 500X THE CASH scratch-off game, and with a top prize of $25 million still up for grabs, the excitement continues to grow. Who will be the next lucky winner to strike it rich and turn their dreams into reality?