01/14/2022 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/14/2022 15:01
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 14 2022
TWO PLAYERS EACH CLAIM TOP PRIZES FROM
THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEEThe Florida Lottery announces that David Rainwater, 66, of West Melbourne, and Miller Dickinson, 30, of Jacksonville each claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.
Rainwater chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 145 Palm Bay Road Northeast in West Melbourne
Dickinson also chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 5858 Atlantic Boulevard in Jacksonville.
Each 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 $79.1 billion in prizes and made more than 3,100 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.