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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 2016

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727

OKEECHOBEE MAN WINS $1 MILLION SCRATCH-OFF PRIZE
SIX MONTHS AFTER MOVING TO FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Christopher Cummins, 44, of Okeechobee, claimed a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, after moving to Florida from Ohio only six months ago.

Cummins chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $784,427.20. He purchased his winning ticket from Sun Food, located at 1009 Hunter Road in Okeechobee. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Cummins said he won a $1,000 prize on two different Scratch-Off tickets in the past few weeks. "I was actually on my way down to the Lottery's West Palm Beach District Office to cash those in when I decided to stop and buy another ticket; that's when I got the million-dollar winner!"

The $20 game, $5,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLER, features more than 7.6 million winning tickets and more than $346 million in total cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 67 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $632 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2014-15.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $29 billion to education and sending more than 725,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 97 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $48.5 billion in prizes and made more than 1,800 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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