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Florida Lottery: Pinellas County Man Jerome Boies Won Top Prize
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Florida Lottery: Pinellas County Man Jerome Boies Won Top Prize

Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Jerome Boies, 54, of Largo, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the new DIAMOND MINE 9X Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office.  He purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 13098 Walsingham Road in Largo. The $5 game, DIAMOND MINE 9X, launched in December 2020 and features over $48 million in total cash prizes.  The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.00. 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 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Pinellas County, Mary Bowen Claims 6th Top Prize From The 100x Scratch-off Game
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Pinellas County, Mary Bowen Claims 6th Top Prize From The 100x Scratch-off Game

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Mary Bowen, of Largo, claimed the sixth $2 million top prize from the 100X Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,605,000.00. Bowen purchased her winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 11505 Walsingham Road in Largo.  The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket. The $10 game launched in January 2020 and features eight top prizes of $2 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46. CLICK to VIEW SOURCE