Windell Nelson (Tampa) & Darko Saratlic (Jacksonville) each won $1 million from the X THE CASH Scratch-Off

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Windell Nelson, 31, of Tampa, and Darko Saratlic, 36, of Jacksonville, each claimed a $1 million prize from the X THE CASH Scratch-Off games using secured drop boxes located at the Tampa and Jacksonville District Offices.

Nelson claimed a $1 million top prize playing the 50X THE CASH Scratch-Off game and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 902 East Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Saratlic claimed a $1 million prize playing the 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $890,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Racetrac, located at 11760 Phillips Highway in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 game, 50X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $131 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $1,000,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.97.

The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $446 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $5,000,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.96.

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 are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Payers can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.

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