The Florida Lottery announced that Derrick Watson, 50, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million top prize from the 50X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Jacksonville District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
Watson purchased his winning ticket from Quick Way Food Store, located at 1422 Huron Street in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 game, 50X THE CASH, launched in January 2022 and features more than $215 million in cash prizes, including 12 top prizes of $1,000,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.90.
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.