MIAMI (WFLA) — A Miami woman became the Florida Lottery’s first new millionaire of 2023 after winning a million-dollar prize from a scratch-off ticket.
The Lottery said Tirza Pineda, 50, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X The Cash Scratch-Off game.
Pineda purchased her winning ticket from Sunshine at 2498 Northwest 87th Avenue in Miami. The store will get a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the ticket.
Pineda chose to claim her prize as a one-time payment of $820,000.
The 500X The Cash game sells $50 tickets that allow people to compete for a top prize of $25 million. As of this report, there is one top prize and 107 $1 million left.