FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
BENZENE TRUST CLAIMS $5 MILLION TOP PRIZE FROM
THE $20 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that the Benzene Trust, of Indialantic, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $20 MONOPOLY™ JACKPOT Scratch-Off game at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. They chose to receive their winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,562,000.00.
The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased at One Stop, located at 1703 Mahan Drive in Tallahassee. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 Scratch-Off game, MONOPOLY JACKPOT, launched in September 2018, and features more than $407.5 million in prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2017-18.
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