TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Florida woman “has $1 million reasons to smile” after she claimed a million-dollar prize playing the 500X the Cash scratch-off game, according to the Florida Lottery.
Savannah Shores, 38, of Marianna claimed the second-place prize at the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. Shores chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.
According to data from the Florida Lottery, Shores’ odds of winning were 1-in-267,739. There are 46 more second-place prizes still up for grabs and just one $25 million top prize.
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Shores bought her winning ticket from the Lottery’s Tallahassee District Office, located at 250 Marriot Drive in Tallahassee.
The $50 game features a top prize of $25 million and the best odds to become an instant millionaire. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.