The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announced Monday that Terasa Katsaros, 51, of Parrish, claimed a $1 million prize from the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Headquarters in Tallahassee.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000.00.
Katsaros purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 11245 North US Highway 301, in Parrish. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
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The $50 Scratch-Off game, $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR, launched in February and features two top prizes of $1 million a year for life and 234 prizes of $1 million! This game also features more than $1.6 billion in cash prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.
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 state’s Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
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