James Flowers poses with his oversized check after claiming a top prize
in the MONOPOLY™ 5,000,000 FLORIDA EDITION Scratch-Off Game.
The Florida Lottery announces that James Flowers, 59, of Jacksonville, claimed a top prize in the MONOPOLY™ $5,000,000 FLORIDA EDITION Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Flowers chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3.84 million. The winning ticket was purchased from King Food Mart, located at 10771 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 Scratch-Off game, MONOPOLY $5,000,000 FLORIDA EDITION, launched in July 2016, and features more than $346 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $5,000,000 and 20 prizes of $1 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.
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.