MIAMI (CBSMiami) — There is a new millionaire in Miami!
Ruth Marin Lugo, 63, has claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game, according to the Florida Lottery.READ MORE: Group Protesting Haitian Deportations Blocked Entrance To PortMiami
She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $780,000.00.READ MORE: Hollywood Neighborhood Stunned After Police Officer Yandy Chirino Was Fatally Shot
Lugo bought her winning ticket from Publix, located at 8341 West Flagler Park Plaza in Miami. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 game, $5,000,000 CASHWORD, launched in May 2020 and features eight top prizes of $5 million and 24 second tier prizes of $1 million. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.91.MORE NEWS: Fort Lauderdale Police Investigating School Threats
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