The Florida Lottery announces that Brenda Saballos, 48, of Homestead, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,475,000.00.
Saballos purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 2950 Northeast 8th Street in Homestead. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Brenda Saballos poses with her oversized check after claiming a $2 million top prize
from the $2,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters.
The $10 Scratch-Off game, $2,000,000 CASHWORD, launched in August 2017 and features six top prizes of $2 million and over 6,000 prizes between $1,000 to $2 million. The overall odds of winning are one-in-3.38.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.
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