Jacksonville man claimed $2 million top prize from $10 scratch-off game
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man just won a $2 million top prize from a $10 scratch-off.
Akram Awad, 42, of Jacksonville, won by playing the $2,000,000 CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, The Florida Lottery announced.
He chose to receive his winnings in annual installments of $80,000 a year for 25 years.
Awad purchased his winning ticket from In and Out, located at 2110 South Highway 17 in Crescent City.
The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The overall odds of winning are one-in-3.38.
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