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Sarasota man wins $1,000,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

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Posted at 10:51 AM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 10:51:48-05

SARASOTA, Fla. — Congratulations to Michael Gasek, 53, of Sarasota.

Gasek claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office.

Gasek purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 8409 Tamiami Trail South in Sarasota.

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $69 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires.

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