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Immokalee man wins one million dollars off scratch off lottery ticket

Posted: 5:40 PM, Dec 05, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-05 17:40:46-05
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IMMOKALEE, Fla. — A Collier County man is $1 million richer after playing the new Holiday Luck scratch-off game.

Gerardo Jasso Jemenez, 54 of Immokalee, claimed the $1 million-dollar prize and chose to receive a one-time lump sum of $760,000.00.

Gerardo Jasso Jimenez purchased his winning ticket from Lozano's Mini Mart LLC, located at 102 New Market Road East in Immokalee. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

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