Florida Man Wins $1 Million Sctratch-Off


ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — The Florida Lottery announced that Sheldon Jackson, 46, of St. Petersburg, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.

The Pinellas County man chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $798,985.00.

Jackson purchased his winning ticket from DQ Food Mart, located at 1730 4th Street South in St. Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game launched on July 4 and features more than $132 million in cash prizes, including twelve top prizes of $1 million.

The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.98.