POLK COUNTY, FL. – A Polk County woman has 1,000,000 reasons to smile going into the weekend after claiming a $1M prize from the Florida Lottery.
The Florida Lottery announced that Eisnaria Kendrick, 31, of Winter Haven, claimed a $1 million prize from the new 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Orlando District Office.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
Kendrick purchased her winning ticket from Chevron, located at 2100 1st Street North in Winter Haven. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The new $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.