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Lantana woman wins $1 million playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Winning ticket bought at Winn-Dixie on South Dixie Highwy
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Posted at 11:26 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 17:57:26-04

LANTANA, Fla. — A Lantana woman is starting the week with a bigger bank account, thanks to a lottery scratch off.

The Florida Lottery announced Monday that Marie Bianco of Lantana claimed a $1 million top prize playing THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 scratch-off game.

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Lottery officials said Bianco chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.

Bianco bought her winning ticket at a Winn-Dixie grocery store located at 1491 South Dixie Hwy. in Lantana.

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket, according to the Florida Lottery.

THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, a $30 game, began in February. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79, but the odds of winning $1 million are 1-in-270,717.