A Florida lottery player wins a big jackpot in scratch off lottery game

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A lucky Florida scratch off lottery player wins a big jackpot worth of $1 million recently

A Florida man won $1 million while playing the 500X the Cash scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced.

Howard Creps who was 40 years old at the time of the lottery draw, of Land O’ Lakes, claimed his prize last week at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.

Creps purchased his winning ticket from Land O’ Lakes BP. The business will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

“The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million -- the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game -- and the best odds to become an instant millionaire!” a news release from the Florida Lottery stated.

“The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.”