The Florida Lottery announces that Yadira Mendez Rodriguez, 19, of Naples and Roberta Montgomery, 66, of Gainesville, each claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.
Mendez Rodriguez chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Shell Trade Center, located at 2493 Trade Center Way in Naples.
Montgomery also chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Food Max Food Store, located at 404 South Main Street in Gainesville.
Each retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
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.