TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Two South Floridians won a million dollars each playing the Florida Lottery’s new 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.
Martina Soto, 43, of Fort Lauderdale, and James Bruno, 55, of North Palm Beach each chose to receive their winnings in a one-time lump-sum payment of $820,000.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill That Bans 'Picketing And Protesting' Outside A Person's Home
Soto purchased her winning ticket at Pompano Discount Liquor in Pompano Beach. Bruno bought his ticket at a 7-Eleven in Palm Beach Gardens.READ MORE: Commissioners Approve $2 Million Insurance Settlement In Surfside Condo Collapse
Each retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning tickets.
The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million, the largest ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.MORE NEWS: Potential Summer Surge Has Health Experts Urging Vulnerable People To Get 2nd COVID Booster
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