FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
THE PRICE WAS RIGHT FOR ONE TAMPA WOMAN
~ Player Wins $1 Million From THE PRICE IS RIGHT ® Scratch-Off Game! ~
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Sheena Nellon, 36, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE PRICE IS RIGHT® Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $770,000.00.
Nellon purchased her winning ticket from Farm Stores, located at 125 West Linebaugh Avenue in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 game, THE PRICE IS RIGHT, launched in April 2018 and features more than $59 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.19.
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.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $39 billion to enhance education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $75.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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