TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Jose Moreno Perez, 58, of Miami, claimed a $2,500 a week top prize from the new $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,015,000.00.
Moreno Perez purchased his winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 8710 Sunset Drive in Miami. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game launched on July 1 and features more than $103 million in cash prizes and over 7.4 million winning tickets. Overall odds of winning are one-in-3.95.
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.