North Port woman wins $1 million from Florida lottery scratch-off game

Sarasota County
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In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, scratch-off lottery tickets for sale are on display at Eagles Express in Knightdale, N.C. North Carolina’s lottery has steadily grown over its first decade and its leaders say it has room to grow even more in the coming years. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA)—A North Port woman is $1 million richer after she hit the jackpot playing a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.

Susan Fellers, 64, won the $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game, and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00, according to a news release.

The ticket was purchased at EZ Liquor Beer Cig, 13680 Tamiami Trail in North Port. The store gets a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the ticket.

The $20 game features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

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