Pinellas County man turns $5 into $500,000 after winning scratch-off game

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PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A Largo man has claimed a $500,000 top prize from the new Diamond Mine 9X Scratch-Off game.

According to the Florida Lottery, 54-year-old Jerome Boies was the lucky winner.

He purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 13098 Walsingham Road in Largo.

The $5 game features over $48 million in total cash prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.00.

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