TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Salima Lalani, 50, of Tampa, claimed a top prize from the $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Lalani chose to receive her winnings in annual installments of $26,000 a year for a minimum of 20 years. She purchased her winning ticket from Express Mart, located at 2000 Drew Street in Clearwater.
The $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game launched in July 2019 and features more than $19 million in total cash prizes. 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 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $965 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2018-19.