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Broward woman scores $1 million on scratch-off from gift shop

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PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – The scratch-off ticket that Nakia Williams bought at a Miami gift shop turned out to be quite the gift.

Nakia Williams, 46, of Pembroke Pines, hit for the top prize in Florida Lottery’s Fastest Road to $1,000,000 game.

Lottery officials say she decided to claim her winnings as a lump-sum payout of $790,000.

Williams bought the $30 ticket at the Taurus Gift Shop at 1611 Northwest 12th Avenue in Miami.

The retailer receives a $2,000 bonus commission.


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