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.