SARASOTA, Florida – The Florida Lottery announced that Maree Beavers, 62, of Elgin, IL claimed a $1 million prize from the FLORIDA 300X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.
The Illinois woman chose to receive her winnings in annual installments over 25 years.
Beavers purchased her ticket from Publix, located at 5100 Clark Road in Sarasota.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, FLORIDA 300X THE CASH, launched in September and features more than $1 billion in cash prizes, including four top prizes of $15 million.
The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.93