GADSDEN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — On Thursday, the Florida Lottery announced that Yolanda Lee, 46, of Midway, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game.
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.
Lee purchased her winning ticket from Murphy USA located at 1880 Pat Thomas Parkway in Quincy. 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.
Players collecting their winnings use the Lottery’s secured drop box located at each district office, or they can mail tickets to the Florida Lottery HQ or their local district office. All claim deadlines have been extended, so players can hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public.
To help protect employees and players during the COVID-19 outbreak, Florida Lottery Headquarters and district offices remain closed to the public until further notice.
People who have winning tickets are encouraged to utilize the Lottery’s secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or their nearest district office.
All claim deadlines have been extended, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public. For more information, click here.