FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 2018
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
SOUTH FLORIDA MAN CLAIMS TOP PRIZE IN
THE PRICE IS RIGHT SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lottery announces that Arnulfo Guevara, 43, of Florida City, claimed a $1 million top prize in THE PRICE IS RIGHT Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $770,000.00.
Guevara purchased his winning ticket from Sunoco, located at 26400 Southwest 177th Avenue in Homestead. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 game, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, launched in April 2018, and features more than $59 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.19.
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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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $33 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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