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Jacksonville woman wins $500 a week for life from $1 scratch-off

Not a bad win if you ask me!

Photo credit: Meredyth Hope Norrman
Photo credit: Meredyth Hope Norrman

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Lottery announces that a 69-year-old Jacksonville woman claimed the first top prize from the $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at the Jacksonville District Office.

The woman purchased her $1 winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 8560 Argyle Forest Boulevard in Jacksonville.

She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $465,000.00.

For just $1, players can win up to five times or win all five prizes shown if they reveal the Money Bag symbol.

The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.97.

For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.


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Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.