FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2020
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
BROWARD COUNTY MAN IS $500,000 RICHER AFTER CLAIMING
A TOP PRIZE FROM THE 20X CROSSWORD SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Leonard Dykes, 48, of Oakland Park, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Kwik Stop, located at 310 Northeast 38th Street in Oakland Park.
The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July and features over $113 million in total cash prizes. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $5,000 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players with prizes valued $600 - $4,999 can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to enhance education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests nearly 98 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 $71 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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