The Florida Lottery announces that Zebulun Johnson-Barnes, 43, of Panama City, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Johnson-Barnes, who turns 44 on Friday, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from West 23rd Street Exxon, located at 128 West 23rd Street in Panama City.
The $25 game, $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH, launched on February 28 and features more than $549 million in total cash prizes, including two top prizes of $10 million and 46 prizes of $1 million! Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.89.
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.