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09/16/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/16/2021 13:10

JACKSONVILLE MAN WINS A FAST MILLION PLAYING THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727
[email protected]

JACKSONVILLE MAN WINS A FAST MILLION PLAYING
THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Arthur McCoy, 66, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game at the Jacksonville District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

McCoy purchased his winning ticket from Murphy USA, located at 1570 Branan Field Road in Middleburg. 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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

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 visit www.flalottery.com.

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