A Florida man has claimed a top prize from a popular scratch-off ticket from the Florida Lottery.
According to the Florida Lottery, Tommy Shaw, of Astor, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Gainesville District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00
Shaw purchased his winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 3120 North Woodland Boulevard in Deland. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
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.