TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Lazaro Machado, 49, of Hialeah, claimed a $1 million top prize from the new $1,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.
Machado purchased his winning ticket from Downstairs, located at 19501 Northwest 57th Avenue in Opa Locka. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 game, $1,000,000 HOLIDAY LUCK, launched in October and offers more than $46 million in cash prizes and over 3.2 million winning tickets! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.07.
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.