Marie Wiley (right) poses with her husband and oversized check after
claiming a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game.
The Florida Lottery announces that Marie Wiley, 69, of Stuart, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Wiley chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $792,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 6550 South Kanner Highway in Stuart.
The $25 Scratch-Off game, $10,000,000 FORTUNE, launched in February, 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 65 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $734 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2015-16.