TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WFLA) — A 22-year-old from Alabama’s trip to Florida ended up making him $1 million richer after purchasing a winning ticket from the Florida Lottery.
The Lottery said Alex Mendoza Moreno, 22, of Auburn, Alabama, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X The Cash game.
Mendoza Moreno bought the winning ticket from Food Mart at 710 North Highway 29 in Cantonment.
The 22-year-old took his winnings home as a one-time payment of $820,000. The store will get a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
The 500X The Cash game, which costs $50, has one remaining top prize of $25 million. It also has 23 top prizes of $1 million.