A Florida woman has 2,000,000 reasons to smile after winning the top prize on a $10 Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.
The Florida Lottery announced that Eureca Battle, 40, of Bradenton, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,645,000.00.
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Battle purchased her winning ticket from Speedway, located at 11002 State Road 64 in Bradenton. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD, launched in May and features eight top prizes of $2 million and 20 second-tier prizes of $100,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.12.
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. Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.06 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).