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Central Florida woman wins $2 million top prize on scratch-off game

Winning ticket bought in Ocala

The Florida Lottery announces that Akram Awad, 42, of Jacksonville, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
The Florida Lottery announces that Akram Awad, 42, of Jacksonville, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

OCALA, Fla. – Another Central Floridian is a big winner from a scratch-off game.

Joann Fink, 55, scratched her way to the $2 million top prize on the CASHWORD Scratch-Off game, according to Florida Lottery officials.

The Ocala woman chose to receive the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,475,000 after purchasing her winning ticket from Maricamp Qwik King Food Store in Ocala.

The retailer who sold the ticket will receive a $4,000 bonus commission.

CASHWORD is a $10 scratch-off game that launched in August 2017 and has overall odds of 1 in 3.38, lottery officials said.


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