OKEECHOBEE MAN CLAIMS $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE PLAYING FLORIDA 50X THE CASH SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Isael Barcenas, 34, of Okeechobee, claimed a $2 million top prize in the FLORIDA 50X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his prize in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,600,000.00.

Barcenas purchased his winning ticket from A Plus H, located at 3093 Highway 98 North in Okeechobee. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, FLORIDA 50X THE CASH, gives players the opportunity to multiply their winnings by up to 50 times. The game also offers over $162 million in cash prizes, plus eight $2 million top prizes. Overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.

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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