ORLANDO, Fla. — An Orlando man has claimed the top prize of $1 million in the Florida lottery’s “The Fastest Road to $1,000,000″ scratch-off game.
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Lottery officials said Joel Rodriquez, 39, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.
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Officials said Rodriquez purchased his winning ticket from the 7-Eleven store in the 5600 block of Hansel Avenue in Edgewood.
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The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
“The Fastest Road to $1,000,000″ is a $30 game that launched in February 2020. It features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes, officials said.
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