JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man claimed the first $1 million prize from a new scratch-off game, Florida Lottery officials announced Thursday.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.
The man purchased the winning ticket from Beach Boulevard Shell, located at 11330 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
He claimed the 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game prize using a secured drop box located at the Jacksonville District Office.
The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September and features more than $446 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $5,000,000.
The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.96, but the odds of winning $1 million are 1-in-1,497,278. There are still 19 $1 million prizes remaining.
Approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20, according to lottery officials.