TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that George Horvath, 60, of Fort Lauderdale, managing member of Oakland Tree LLC, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game after mailing in their winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Oakland Tree LLC chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,815,000.00.
The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased from Stop & Save, located at 404-406 South Powerline Road in Deerfield Beach. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices will reopen to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more on Tuesday, September 22. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players with prizes valued $600 – $4,999 can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.