Miami-based Ruth Marine Lugo received big news Friday after she won $1 million in the Florida lottery.
The 63-year-old decided to try her luck in $5,000,000 CASHWORD in the Miami County Office. The happy winner has chosen to receive her winnings as a one-time payment of $7800.00.
Marin Lugo bought a Scratch-Off winning prize at Publix, located at 8341 West Flagler Park Plaza in Miami. The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $2000 for the sale of the winning scratch ticket.
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Florida Lottery (floridalottery) September 24, 2021
the 20 dollar game, $5,000,000 CASHWORD It was launched in May 2020 and features eight grand prizes worth $5 million and 24 second-tier prizes worth $1 million! The total odds of winning the game are 1 in 2.91.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the lottery game group, accounting for about 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Education Improvement Trust (EETF) in the 2020-2021 fiscal year.