TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Rafael Ramirez Gomez, 37, of Pembroke Pines, claimed the first $500,000 top prize from the CA$H DELUXE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 15801 Sheridan Street in Fort Lauderdale.
The $5 game, CA$H DELUXE, launched in December 2019 and offers six top prizes of $500,000, and features more than $48.7 million in 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.