The Florida Lottery announces that Shamim Plumber, 51, of Orlando, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Plumber purchased her winning ticket from Gas & Go Food Mart, located at 6415 West Colonial Drive in Orlando.
The $5 game, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER launched in January 2016 and features more than 7.5 million winning tickets and more than $113 million in total cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23.
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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