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Pasco County Man wins $1 million prize from scratch-off

Florida Lottery
Posted at 4:03 PM, Dec 09, 2022

TALLAHASEE, Fla. — A man in North Port Richey, Martin Ellinger, claimed a $1 million  prize from the 500X THE CASH  Scratch-Off game, according to Florida Lottery. He chose to  receive his  winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.  

Ellinger purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 7320 State Road 54 in New Port Richey. The store will also receive a $2,000 bonus as a reward for selling the winning ticket.