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Venice man wins more than $800,000 in Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Posted: 11:06 AM, Oct 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-10-30 11:06:06-04
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SARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. -- A Venice man has claimed the top prize in the Florida Lottery's $1,000 A Week For Life game.

According to the Florida Lottery, 73-year-old Wade Adams bought the winning $2 scratch-off ticket at the Wawa on Jacaranda Boulevard, just off Interstate 75.

He chose to take the one-time lump-sum payment of $810,000.

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