Florida Lottery


Payday came early for a Naples woman who won $500,000 on a scratch-off game

Florida Lottery
Posted at 12:08 AM, Mar 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-16 10:48:06-04

NAPLES, Fla. — A Naples woman claimed a $500,000 top prize from the new PAY ME! Scratch-Off game.

Luz Fajardo, 65, purchased her winning ticket from Winn-Dixie, located at 4849 Golden Gate Parkway in Naples.

The $5 game, PAY ME!, launched in February and features over $58 million in total cash prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.98.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.