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Jupiter man, 19, wins $2 million playing lottery scratch-off ticket

Posted at 1:20 PM, Aug 24, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-24 15:25:40-04

The Florida Lottery announced Wednesday that a 19-year-old Jupiter man won $2 million playing a scratch-off ticket.

Isaias Ruiz Garcia, 19, of Jupiter, won the top prize playing the lottery's Flamingo Multiplier Scratch-Off game.

Garcia chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.5 million.

He purchased his winning ticket from Country Corner located at 17443 Central Blvd. in Jupiter.

The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.