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Tallahasse woman claims first top prize in the new Holiday Cash Scratch-Off game

Tallahasse woman claims first top prize in the new Holiday Cash Scratch-Off game
Posted at 7:15 PM, Nov 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-07 14:28:47-05

TALLAHASSEE,Fla. (WTXL) - The Florida Lottery announces that 41 year-old, Pamela Yeomans of Tallahassee, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 Holiday Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Yeomans purchased her ticket from Maxwell's Grocery, located at 9002 Mahan Drive in Tallahassee. 

The new $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 Holiday Cash, launched on October 23, and offers more than three million winning tickets, with 118 prizes from $10,000 to $500,000.

Overall odds of winning are one-in-4.07.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.