Susan Silberbusch, along with her mother and daughter, poses with her oversized
check after claiming a $1 million prize in the $1,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game.
The Florida Lottery announces that Susan Silberbusch, 50, of Longwood, claimed a top prize in the $1,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.
Silberbusch purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 3044 South Atlantic Avenue in Daytona Beach Shores. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 Scratch-Off game, $1,000,000 CASHWORD, launched in May 2016, and features eight top prizes of $1 million and more than 2.9 million winning tickets. The overall odds of winning are one-in-3.39.
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.