• Thu. May 13th, 2021

Florida Lottery: Jorge Mederos Claims $5 Million Top Prize

Florida Lottery: Jorge Mederos Claims $5 Million Top Prize

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News)  The Florida Lottery announces that Jorge Mederos, 31, of Clewiston, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $20 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,562,000.00.

Mederos purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 2724 Hillsboro Plaza in Tampa.  The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 Scratch-Off game, MONOPOLY JACKPOT, launched in September 2018, and features more than $407.5 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million.  The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

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