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Cha-Ching! Seminole county man becomes multi-millionaire after lucky lottery scratch-off win

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Cha-Ching! Seminole County man becomes overnight multi-millionaire after lucky lottery scratch-off win

A Seminole County man is a multi-millionaire after winning $5 million dollars in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.

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Paul Broomfield claimed the top prize from the LUCK scratch-off game after purchasing his winning ticket from the 7-Eleven on East State Road 434 in Longwood.

The 53-year-old Winter Springs man chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,815,000.

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The store that sold the winning ticket will receive a $10,000 bonus commission.

The $20 game launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million.

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Scratch-off games made up 75% of ticket sales and generated more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $41 billion to enhance education, and has sent more than 917,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

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