A Plant City woman will accept a lump sum of nearly $1.45 million after claiming one of the top prizes in the Florida Lottery’s $2 million Jackpot Scratch-Off game.
Gertha Ulysse, 47, opted for the one-time payment of $1,444,610.07 after purchasing the winning $10 ticket at a convenience store in Lakeland, the Florida Lottery said Thursday.
She picked up her winnings at the lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
The C-Mart at 2121 U.S. 98 N. will receive a $4,000 commission for selling the winning ticket.
Four of six top prizes remain in the game, one of several launched last month with tickets ranging from $1 to $10 and top prizes from $10,000 to $2 million.
The overall odds of winning the $2 million Scratch-Off game are 1-in-3.54, the lottery said.
All non-winning Jackpot Scratch-Off games are entered in a second-chance drawing, offering a $50,000 top prize.