The Florida Lottery announced that Felipe Romaniz Carbajal, 36, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game on May 19, 2022, at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
The lottery says that he purchased his winning ticket from La Loma Supermarket, located at 3224 North Armenia Avenue in Tampa.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million—the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game—and the best odds to become an instant millionaire! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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