VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A Volusia man hit the jackpot after playing in a scratch-off game.
Jose Aponte, 64, won the $1 million top prize from the Fastest Road to $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game, Florida officials announced.
The DeLand man chose to claim his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000, officials said.
Aponte purchased his winning ticket from the Winn-Dixie at 3120 North Woodland Boulevard in Deland, according to lottery officials.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.