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$1 million scratch-off lottery winner

Lottery winner John McPherson
Posted at 11:05 AM, Apr 25, 2023

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that  John McPherson, 38, of Clermont, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X The Cash instant scratch-off game.

McPherson chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.      

McPherson purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 4351 South US Highway 27 in Clermont.