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Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Ocala woman claims $1 million prize from Florida Lottery scratch-off game

A 49-year-old woman from Ocala has claimed a $1 million prize from the Florida Lottery’s 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.

According to the Florida Lottery, Lizaida Adorno visited the Lottery’s Gainesville District Office earlier today and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.

Ocala woman claims 1 million prize from Florida Lottery scratch off game
The winning scratch-off ticket was sold at Kwik King Food Store in Ocala (Photo courtesy of the Florida Lottery)

Adorno purchased the winning ticket from the Kwik King Food Store located at 168 Marion Oaks Boulevard in Ocala. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.

The $50 scratch-off game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million, which is the largest prize offered on a Florida scratch-off game. The overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.

For more information, visit the Florida Lottery website.