The Florida Lottery announced Wednesday that Anila Siddiqui, 59, of New Port Richey, claimed a $1 million top prize at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee from the $5,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $780,000.00.
Siddiqui purchased her winning ticket from Stop 54 Convenience Store, located at 14530 Black Lake Road, in Odessa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
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The $20 game, $5,000,000 CASHWORD, launched in May 2020 and features eight top prizes of $5 million and 24 second-tier prizes of $1 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.91.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 72 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2022-2023.
Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $18.09 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
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