TITUSVILLE, Florida - The Florida Lottery announced that 50-year-old Christopher Lewis of Titusville claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 FORTUNE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Lewis chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $792,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Kwik Stop Food Store, located at 530 Cheney Highway in Titusville.
"I picked up the Scratch-Off ticket last night," said Lewis. "When I realized I had a winning ticket on my hands, I knew there was no way I was going to be able to get any sleep!"
The $25 Scratch-Off game features more than $623 million in total cash prizes including 46 prizes of $1 million and four prizes of $10 million. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.88.
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