FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727Communications@flalottery.com
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS MAN WINS $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE
ONE WEEK AHEAD OF HIS BIRTHDAY
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Tamur Campbell, of DeFuniak Springs, claimed a $2 million top prize from the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Pensacola District Office, one week before his 38th birthday. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,780,000.00.
Campbell purchased his winning ticket from Highway 83 General Store, located at 4483 Highway 83 North in DeFuniak Springs. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, 100X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $294 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $2,000,000! The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.50.
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 $600 or more. Payers can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery's website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players 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 $38 billion to education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $73.2 billion in prizes and made nearly 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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