CAPE CORAL, Fla. — A Cape Coral woman is a lucky woman after she purchased a winning scratch-off Ticket in North Fort Myers.
The $5 game, $500,000 Jackpot Multiplier, features 12 top prizes of $500,000 and over $49 million in total cash prizes.
Patricia Brown, 58 claimed the $500,000 price at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
The Ticket was purchased at a 7-Eleven located on 15999 North Cleveland Avenue in North Fort Myers.
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