Today, the Florida Lottery announced that Jenny Marotzke, 38, of Cape Coral, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Fort Myers District Office.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00
Marotzke purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 1631 Del Prado Boulevard South in Cape Coral. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $50 Scratch-Off 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.
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Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 77 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.8 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2021-22.