Lucky scratch-off ticket nets Lake City woman $200,000 a year for life

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Florida Lottery announced Wednesday that a Lake City woman has claimed a top prize in the "Lucky $200,000 A Year For Life" Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

46-year-old Wendy Holmes chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,202,017.41.

“All of this feels so unreal to me! I had to check my ticket several times to make sure it was a real winner,” said Wendy. “I’m so excited, but I’m still in shock. I can’t believe that I won all this money.”

Holmes purchased her winning Scratch-Off ticket at Stop N’ Go Food Store on Highway 90 West in Lake City. The retailer will receive an $8,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 Scratch-Off game, "Lucky $200,000 A Year For Life" , launched in January 2010, and features more than $450 million in total prizes. The game’s overall odds are one-in- 2.94.

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