Seminole County woman claims $1M prize from scratch-off game

SANFORD, Fla. — A Seminole County woman is $1 million richer after she claimed the prize from a scratch-off game.

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The Florida Lottery said that Linda Williams, 60, of Sanford, claimed the prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game.

She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.

Williams bought the winning ticket at a Circle K on South French Avenue in Sanford.

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The gas station will get a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The Florida Lottery said that the $50 game 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.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.