TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A Pasco County man took home a $1 million prize in the “$1,000,000 a Year for Life” game from the Florida Lottery on Monday.
Maurice Ennis, 61, of San Antonio, claimed his winnings at the lottery headquarters in Tallahassee, according to a news release from the Florida Lottery.
The winning scratch-off ticket was purchased at Jiffy Food and Deli, located at 32951 College Avenue in San Antonio. The store will receive a $2,000 bonus commission from the Florida Lottery.
Ennis chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000. The “$1,000,000 a Year for Life” game costs $50 to play and has 1-in-4.5 overall odds of winning, according to the Florida Lottery.