SARASOTA, Fla. – A 62-year-old Illinois woman claimed her $1 million prize this week after playing the 300X The Cash scratch game, Florida Lottery officials confirmed Friday.
Maree Beavers of Elgin chose to receive her winnings in annual installments for the next 25 years.
She claimed her prize at the lottery’s Tampa District Office.
According to lottery officials, Beavers bought her winning ticket from a Publix at 5100 Clark Road in Sarasota.
The store receives a bonus commission of $2,000 on the sale of the winning scratch card.
“The $30 Game, 300X THE CASH, launched in September 2021 and will feature 32 grand prizes totaling $5 million and 100 prizes totaling $1 million!” the Florida Lottery said in a press release. “Plus, this ticket is filled with more than 33,000 prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000! The overall odds of winning the game are 1 in 2.65.”
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