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$1 million lottery ticket bought in Fort Myers

Posted: 9:07 AM, Aug 30, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-30 13:07:12Z

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A lucky scratch-off ticket bought at a Fort Myers "Grab-N-Go" store has earned a $1 million prize from the Florida Lottery.

56-year-old Michael Pineau of Fort Myers bought a $20 ticket for the $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler game at the store located on Cypress Lake Drive at Winkler Road, and won the $1 million prize.

The store earned a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Pineau will receive a one-time lump sum payment of $745,000.

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