MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A Miami man is quite a bit richer after he bought a $10 scratch-off card and won $1 million dollars.
The Florida Lottery announced Thursday Jose Perez, 62, of Miami, claimed his prize at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Perez opted to receive the winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment in the amount of $769,309.44.
Perez purchased his winning $10 Monopoly Millionaire Scratch-Off ticket from Publix, located at 13890 S.W. 56th Street.
There are seven top prizes of $1 million remaining. The game’s overall odds of winning are one in 3.34.