Sanford man wins $1 million from scratch-off purchased at corner store

A 56-year-old man has claimed a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket that he purchased at a convenience store in Sanford.

Antonio Redden, of Sanford, claimed the $1 million prize from the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game at the Florida Lottery’s Tampa District Office.

Redden chose to receive his winnings as a lump-sum payment of $640,000.

Launched last February, the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR features two top prizes of $1 million a year for life and 234 prizes of $1 million.

Redden, who won one of the lesser prizes, purchased his winning ticket from Kevin’s Corner Store, which is located at 2001 South French Avenue in Sanford. The conveniences tore will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The $50 scratch-off game features more than $1.6 billion in cash prizes, with overall odds of winning of 1-in-4.5.

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