Lake County man claims winning $1 million scratch-off ticket

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — A Lake County man claimed a $1 million prize in Florida Lottery’s  $5,000,000 CASHWORD scratch-off game.


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Liem Le, of Clermont, purchased the winning ticket from Circle K, located at 16431 State Road 50 in Clermont.

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On Wednesday, Le received a one-time, lump-sum payment of $780,000.00 at the Lottery’s Orlando District Office.

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The Florida Lottery has contributed more than $43 billion to education in Florida and has helped more than 950,000 students through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

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Matt Reeser

Matt Reeser, WFTV.com

Matt Reeser joined WFTV in 1998 as a news photographer and has worked for television stations in Kentucky and West Virginia.