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Bonita Springs woman wins $2 million scratch-off lottery jackpot

Posted: 11:16 AM, Feb 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-26 23:34:23Z
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LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- A Southwest Florida woman purchased a lucky scratch-off Florida Lottery ticket in Bonita Springs recently, earning her a $2 million jackpot.

According to the Florida Lottery , Nancy Schettino of Bonita Springs won the top prize jackpot playing the $,000,000 Gold Rush Classic game.

She purchased her ticket at the Winn-Dixie on Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. The store will collect a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

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Schettino has opted to take to one-time lump-sum payment of $1,405,000.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69% of ticket sales.