South Carolina man won $2M while playing Lottery game
South Florida- A South Florida man won the $2 million top prize while playing the Bonus Cashword scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced.
Richard Awe, 34, of Boca Raton, claimed his winnings at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee and chose to receive the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,645,000.
According to the Florida Lottery, Awe purchased his winning ticket at the Discount Food Shop at 10801 NE 13th Ave. in Miami.
The store will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
“The $10 game, $2,000,000 BONUS CASHWORD, launched in May and features eight top prizes of $2 million and 20 second-tier prizes of $100,000!” a new release from the Florida Lottery stated. “The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.12.”