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Ponte Vedra woman gets early birthday present

Linda Danish, 67, won $1M from scratch-off ticket days before birthday

Linda Danish, 67, won $1,000,000 on the World Class Cash scratch-off game
Linda Danish, 67, won $1,000,000 on the World Class Cash scratch-off game


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.