PONTE VEDRA, Fla. – A Ponte Vedra woman got an early birthday present after she won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off game.
Linda Danish, 67, of Ponte Vedra, claimed her $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 World Class Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $748,000.
Danish, whose birthday is this Sunday, purchased her winning ticket from Publix at 120 Marketside Avenue in Ponte Vedra. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.