A Florida woman has 1,000,000 reasons to smile after scratching her way to $1,000,000 on the $50, 500X The Cash ticket.
Sandra Rmus, 54, Sarasota, claimed the $1 million prize from the new 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
She purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 5100 Clark Road in Sarasota. 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 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.