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Cocoa man wins $1 million prize on scratch-off lottery ticket

The man took a lump-sum payment of $790,000.00

Texas Lottery players no longer have the only option to buy tickets from the convenience store. They can simply download an app to buy tickets and see results.
Texas Lottery players no longer have the only option to buy tickets from the convenience store. They can simply download an app to buy tickets and see results.

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Friday, the Florida Lottery announced the winner of a $1 million top prize ticket sold in Central Florida.

Stephen Smith, 43, of Cocoa, claimed a lump-sum payment of $790,000.00 after winning on a THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

Smith purchased his winning ticket from a 7-Eleven in Melbourne.

“The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket,” officials said.

The $30 game launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes, lottery officials said.

The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.


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