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Lehigh Acres man wins $500,000-off lottery ticket

Flamingo Multiplier
Posted at 11:49 AM, Oct 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-15 11:49:07-04

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — Congratulations to George Sands, of Lehigh Acres.

Sands claimed a top prize from the $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office.

Sands purchased his winning ticket from Qwik Way Market on Joel, located at 233 Joel Boulevard in Lehigh Acres.

The $5 game, $500,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER launched in January 2016 and features more than 7.5 million winning tickets and more than $113 million in total cash prizes! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23.

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $69 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires.

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