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Hillsborough County Man is Florida’s Newest Millionaire

APOLLO BEACH, Fla. – The Florida Lottery announced that Casey Clifford, 42, of Apollo Beach, claimed a $5 million top prize from the 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $4,450,000.00.

Clifford purchased his winning ticket from Apollo Beach Food Mart, located at 6020 U.S. Highway 41 North in Apollo Beach. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September and features more than $446 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $10,000,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.96.

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 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.

Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.

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