PENSACOLA MAN TURNS $5 INTO $500,000 PLAYING
THE $500,000 CASH BLAST SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Daymion Baker, 44, of Pensacola, claimed the first $500,000 top prize from the $500,000 CASH BLAST Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Tom Thumb, located at 1802 Creighton Road in Pensacola.
The $5 game, $500,000 CASH BLAST, features six top prizes of $500,000 and more than $58 million in total cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.03.
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.