TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Benjamin Evans, 49, of North Port, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK 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 $760,000.00.
Evans purchased his winning ticket from Publix located at 1291 South Sumter Boulevard in North Port. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.