TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Ynesia Chandler, 47, of Midway, claimed a top prize in the $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $410,000.00. Chandler purchased her winning ticket from Sun Valley Market & Deli, located at 1458 Capital Circle Northwest in Tallahassee.
The new $1 Scratch-Off game, $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE, launched on July 3, and features more than $19 million in total cash prizes, including six top prizes of $500 a week for life! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.