2 Florida women become millionaires playing Lottery scratch off game at Publix

Two women from southwest Florida became millionaires last week after winning $1 million and $2 million respectively while playing the Monopoly Doubler scratch-off game.

According to Florida Lottery officials, Amela Agic, 25, of Fort Myers, chose to receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of $798,985, and Laura Frisone, 56, of Marco Island, chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,597,848.

Both women purchased their tickets at Publix stores in their hometowns, Lottery officials said.

Publix will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling Agic’s winning ticket, and $4,000 for selling Frisone’s ticket.

“The $10 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game launched on July 4, 2022 and features more than $176 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.51,” the Florida Lottery said in a news release. “The $20 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game launched on July 4, 2022 and features more than $493 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $5 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.02.”


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