ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Florida Lottery announced that Sheldon Jackson, 46, of St. Petersburg, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $798,985.00.
Jackson purchased his winning ticket from DQ Food Mart, located at 1730 4th Street South in St. Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game launched on July 4 and features more than $132 million in cash prizes, including twelve top prizes of $1 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.98.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 72 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.6 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2022-23.