Coconut Creek Woman Wins $1M In Florida Lottery

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COCONUT CREEK, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Source: Florida Lottery) — The Florida Lottery announces that Elizabeth Desimone, 36, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $1 million top prize in the $1,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,000.00.

Desimone purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 411 South Cypress Road in Pompano Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 game, $1,000,000 LUCK launched in February and features eight top prizes of $1 million and over $72.8 million in total cash prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.04.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.