SARASOTA COUNTY MAN WINS A $1 MILLION PRIZE
PLAYING THE MONOPOLY BONUS SPECTACULAR™ SCRATCH-OFF GAME
10/21/21 - TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that David Reichel, 62, of North Port, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY™ BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game at the Lottery's Fort Myers District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.00.
Reichel purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 6220 Marlympia Way in Punta Gorda. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 MONOPOLY BONUS SPECTACULAR game launched in July 2020 and features more than $131 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.96.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $40 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 $77.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visitwww.flalottery.com.
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