Broward woman wins big Florida Lottery scratch-off prize

This scratch-off ticket revealed a $1 million top prize for a North Lauderdale woman. (Photo courtesy of Florida Lottery)

NORTH LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A South Florida woman is in the money after a $5 scratch-off ticket revealed a $1 million top prize.

Vilma Valladares Diaz, 41, of North Lauderdale, won big playing the 50X the Cash game, Florida Lottery announced Friday.

She claimed a lump-sum payment of $890,000.

State lottery officials say Valladares Diaz bought the lucky ticket at Sunshine, located at 7336 Southgate Boulevard in North Lauderdale, which will collect a $2,000 bonus commission.


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