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Million-dollar scratch-off lottery winner

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Posted at 4:09 PM, Feb 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-15 16:09:13-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery announced Cheryl Furnia of Fernandina Beach won $1 million from the Gold Rush Classic scratch-off game.

Furnia purchased her winning ticket from Flash Foods, located at 925-A South 14th Street in Fernandina Beach. The store will get a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Lottery officials say she chose to get her winnings as a one-time payment of $710,000.00.