Florida Lottery

Florida Man Stops At Racetrac And Wins $5,000 A Week For Life, Opts For $4.6M Lump Sum

The Florida Lottery announced that Donald Zayas, 66, of Pompano Beach, claimed a top prize from the $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game after mailing his winning ticket to Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $4,660,000.00.

Zayas purchased his winning ticket from Racetrac, located at 3299 North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach. 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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