A Florida woman passed go and collected $5,000,000 off of a $20 lottery scratch-off ticket from the Florida Lottery.
The Florida Lottery announced that Maria Pagan, 69, of Hollywood, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $20 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Miami District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,994,698.00.
Pagan purchased her winning ticket from Hallandale Store, located at 3990 West Hallandale Beach Boulevard in Pembroke Park.
The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game launched on July 4 and features more than $493 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $5 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.02.
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).