RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. – A Florida woman won $1 million playing the 500X The Cash scratch-off game, Florida Lottery officials confirmed Thursday.
Alicia Sanders, 52, of Riviera Beach, claimed her prize this week at Lottery headquarters in West Palm Beach.
According to Lottery officials, she chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.
Sanders purchased her winning ticket from Franks Deli in West Palm Beach.
The business will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
“The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million—the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game—and the best odds to become an instant millionaire!” the Florida Lottery said in a news release. “The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.”
When you buy a 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off ticket at Frank’s Deli, sometimes you get more than a good sandwich! Alicia Sanders of #RivieraBeach got a $1 million dollar prize! https://t.co/R17kipUnR1 pic.twitter.com/oQjFRin0Qu— Florida Lottery (@floridalottery) March 30, 2023