Central Florida woman wins $1M from Florida Lottery scratch-off; see where she bought it

EUSTIS, Fla. — A Lake County woman is richer after winning $1 million from a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.


Shelby Abbott claimed the prize from the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR game.

The 29-year-old chose to receive a one-time lump-sum payment of $640,000.

Abbot purchased the winning ticket from Circle K on East Orange Avenue in Eustis.

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The store that sold the winning ticket received $2,000.

The $50 game launched in February and features two top prizes of $1 million a year for life and 234 prizes of $1 million.

Scratch-off games comprised 72% of ticket sales in the 2022-2023 fiscal year.

The Florida Lottery contributes more than $45 billion to education and the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

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