FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JULY 10, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
NORTH FORT MYERS WOMAN CLAIMS $500,000 TOP PRIZE
FROM THE CA$H DELUXE SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Lily Graves, 28, of North Fort Myers, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the CA$H DELUXE Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 8100 College Parkway in Fort Myers.
The $5 game, CA$H DELUXE, launched in December 2019 and offers six top prizes of $500,000, and features more than $48.7 million in cash prizes. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.03.
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 $965 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2018-19.
To help protect employees and players during the COVID-19 outbreak, Florida Lottery Headquarters and district offices remain closed to the public until further notice. Players who have winning tickets are encouraged to utilize the Lottery's secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or their nearest district office. All claim deadlines have been extended, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com/closures.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $69 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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