TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A $1 million lottery prize is headed for the bank account of one very lucky 62-year-old from Santa Rosa Beach.
Douglas Brewer was the latest lottery winner to claim a $1 million prize from the “$1,000,000 a Year for Life Spectacular” scratch-off game at the Lottery’s Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Brewer chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000. His odds of taking home the million-dollar prize were 1-in-185,709.
|Prize Amount||Odds of Winning||Total Prizes||Prizes Remaining||Prizes Paid|
|$1MM/YR/LF (MIN 25)||1-in-21,727,995||2||2||0|
Brewer bought his winning ticket from Publix, located at 2038 U.S. Highway 98 West in Santa Rosa Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $50 game features two top prizes of $1 million a year for life and 234 prizes of $1 million. According to the Florida Lottery, the game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.