MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A Fort Lauderdale man is the state’s newest millionaire thanks to a Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.
Jose Canales won the top prize from the $5,000 scratch game A WEEK FOR LIFE. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, one-time payment of $4,660,000.00.
Canales bought his winning ticket at a Chevron, at 3100 West Davie Avenue in Fort Lauderdale. The retailer will receive a $10,000 commission bonus for the sale of the winning scratch-off ticket.
The $5,000 ONE WEEK FOR LIFE ticket offers four top prizes of $5,000 a week for life and an overall win rate of one in 3.35. Tickets cost $10.
Recently, two men at Broward, each person scored a $1 million prize playing the Florida Lotterys’ FASTEST WAY TO $1,000,000 scratch-off game.
Also, three women in Broward once won a million dollar prize playing scratch game.
Scratch games are a key part of the Lottery’s gaming portfolio, accounting for approximately 75% of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Advancement of Education Trust for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. .
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