POLK COUNTY, Fla. — Cha-Ching! A Polk County woman is a millionaire after winning $1 million in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.
Eisnaria Kendrick claimed the $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH scratch-off game after purchasing her winning ticket from the Chevron on 1st Street North in Winter Haven.
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The 31-year-old Winter Haven woman chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.
The store that sold the winning ticket will receive a $2,000 bonus commission.
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The new $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million, the largest ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game, and the best odds to become an instant millionaire.
Scratch-off games made up 75% of ticket sales and generated more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in the fiscal year 2020-21.
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