TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Bonita Springs man won The Fastest Road To $1,000,000 scratch-off game.
Matthew Kearney, 27, claimed the $1 million top prize using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.
Kearney purchased his winning ticket from Patson Discount Tobacco and Smoke Shop, located at 216 South Main Street in Labelle. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, The Fastest Road To $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.