SARASOTA, Florida — The Florida Lottery announced that Mary Vitullo, 63, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million top prize from the 50X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
The Sarasota County woman chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
Vitullo purchased her winning ticket from a Publix supermarket located at 6543 South Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, Florida.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 game, 50X THE CASH, was launched in January and features more than $215 million in cash prizes, including 12 top prizes of $1,000,000.
The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.90.