The Florida Lottery announced that Jose Canales, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed a top prize from the $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $4,660,000.00.
Canales purchased his winning ticket from Chevron, located at 3100 West Davie Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Players have a chance to win more than $165.6 million in total cash prizes with the $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game! For only $10, this ticket offers four top prizes of $5,000 a week for life and the overall odds of winning are one-in-3.35.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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