Today, the Florida Lottery announced that Octavia Wright, 41, of Palm Harbor, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery's Tampa District Office.

Florida Woman Wins $1 Million On 500X The Cash Lottery Scratch-Off

Today, the Florida Lottery announced that Octavia Wright, 41, of Palm Harbor, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery's Tampa District Office.

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – Today, the Florida Lottery announced that Octavia Wright, 41, of Palm Harbor, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.

She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.

Wright purchased her winning ticket from Publix at 33343 US 19 North in Palm Harbor.

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million—the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game—and the best odds to become an instant millionaire! 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 77 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2021-2022. Additionally, since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.06 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).

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