TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Eddie Rivers, 33, of Ocala. claimed a $1 million top prize from the 50X Scratch-Off game after mailing in his winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $805,000.00.
Rivers purchased his winning ticket from Murphy USA, located at 9558 Southwest Highway 200 in Ocala. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.