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Cape Coral man is THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 newest millionaire

Florida Lottery
Posted at 4:35 PM, Mar 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-05 16:39:16-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Cape Coral man recently became a millionaire with a FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

Rickey Casey, 60, claimed a $1 million top prize from the game and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

Casey purchased his winning ticket from Walmart, at 1619 Del Prado Blvd. S, in Cape Coral. 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 2020 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.

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.