TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Tanawat Yakong, 45, of Houston, Texas, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game at the Fort Myers District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.
Yakong purchased his winning ticket from Sunshine, located at 14010 North Cleveland Avenue in North Fort Myers. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
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.
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