The Florida Lottery announces that Katherleen Duggan, of Melrose, claimed a top prize in the $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,040,000.00.
Duggan purchased her winning ticket from Hitchcock’s, located at 7380 State Road 100 in Keystone Heights. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 Scratch-Off game, $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE, launched in July 2017, 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.