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Lottery jackpot won by Port Charlotte woman

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Posted at 7:34 PM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 19:34:59-05

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. --- A lucky Florida woman is a lot richer tonight after buying a winning a ticket at a local convenience store. 

21-year-old Marilu Aguirre has claimed her $2,000,000 prize at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

According to lottery officials, Aguirre purchased a $2,000,000 Cashword scratch-off ticket for $10 at the Racetrac on Sandhill Boulevard in Port Charlotte. 

The $2,000,000 Cashword game was launched in August 2017 and offers prizes from $1,000 to 2 million.