$10M Florida Lottery jackpot won by Fort Myers woman

Posted at 9:43 AM, Jul 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-25 09:43:29-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A lucky purchase at a St. Augustine convenience store resulted in a huge jackpot win for a Fort Myers woman.

The Florida Lottery announced Tuesday morning that Annefrances Holahan of Fort Myers claimed a top prize in the $10,000,000 Fortune Scratch-off game.

Lottery officials say she purchased the ticket at Buddy Boys Country Store on County Road 13N in Saint Augustine.

She has chosen to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $7,348,000.00.

The $25 Scratch-Off game launched in February 2016, and features four prizes of $10 million.