FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
BOYNTON BEACH WOMAN WINS TOP PRIZE
PLAYING $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Hilaria Granados, 40, of Boynton Beach, claimed a $2 million top prize in the FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,510,000.00.
Granados purchased her winning ticket from Los Primos Grocery, located at 400 South Dixie Highway in Lake Worth. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, offers more than $164 million in prizes and more than 6.3 million winning tickets. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2016-17, and comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales.
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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $32 billion to education and sending more than 775,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $56.3 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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