Polk County Man Wins $1 Million, Announced Today

August 28, 2020

By: Staff Report

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Lottery announces that Kundankumar Patel, 47, of Winter Haven, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.

Patel purchased his winning ticket from Del’s Go Shop located at 90 Coleman Road in Winter Haven. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

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.

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