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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?


Lowell Bowen

From the time he was 8 years old Lowell knew he wanted to be on TV. Well, as people say one thing leads to another, that's how Lowell started his career in the news industry. Lowell has been part of The South Florida Daily since the very beginning.

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