Homestead man claims first top prize in new $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game

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The Florida Lottery announces that Paulo Morales Marquez, 65, of Homestead, claimed a top prize in the $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Morales Marquez chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,040,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Krome Chevron, located at 23150 Southwest 177th Avenue in Miami.

The new $5 Scratch-Off game, $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE, launched on July 3, and features more than $103 million in total cash prizes and over 7.5 million winning tickets! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.95.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2016-17, and comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales.

 

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