TALLAHASSEE —Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Scott Petersen, 68, of Jensen Beach, claimed a $1 million prize from the FLORIDA 300X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s West Palm Beach District Office. Petersen chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $695,500.00.
Petersen purchased his ticket from Publix, located at 1780 Northeast Jensen Beach Boulevard in Jensen Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, FLORIDA 300X THE CASH, launched in September and features more than $1 billion in cash prizes, including 4 top prizes of $15 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.93.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 77 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2021-2022. Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.06 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).