The Florida Lottery announces Annefrances Holahan, of Fort Myers, claimed a top prize in the $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Holahan chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $7,348,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Buddy Boys Country Store, located at 8430 Country Road 13 North in Saint Augustine. The retailer will receive a $20,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $25 Scratch-Off game, $10,000,000 FORTUNE, launched in February 2016, and features more than $623 million in total cash prizes, including 46 prizes of $1 million and four prizes of $10 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.88.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.