A Kissimmee man claimed a $2 million prize from a scratch-off that he purchased at a local gas station.
According to the Florida Lottery, 62-year-old Jesùs Betancourt Pizarro claimed the prize from the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee this recently. Betancourt Pizarro chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,645,000.
Betancourt Pizarro purchased his winning ticket from the Wawa located at 14876 Narcoossee Road in Orlando. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, 100X THE CASH, launched in January and features more than $337.9 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $2,000,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.44.