The Florida Lottery announced that Casey Kolaz, 42, of Saint James City, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,760,000.00.
Kolaz purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 10499 Stringfellow Road in Saint James City. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD, launched in December 2020 and features more than $229 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million! The game’s overall odds are 1-in-3.37.
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 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim.
Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.