ORANGE CITY, Fla. – To win lottery money you have to play the lottery, and it seems many Central Floridians are scratching their way to millions of dollars lately.
Next on the list of winners is Steven Lai, 59, who claimed the $1 million top prize on the 50X Scratch-Off game, Florida Lottery officials announced.
The Volusia County man took the one-time, lump-sum payment of $805,000, according to officials.
The winning ticket was purchased at the Orange City Shell at 855 South Volusia Avenue in Orange City. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the ticket.
The $5 scratch-off game, which launched in January 2019, has a 1 in 4.19 odds of winning, lottery officials said.