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Loxahatchee man wins $500,000 playing Florida lottery scratch off game

Posted at 7:31 AM, Jul 01, 2019

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery said Friday that a Palm Beach County man turned $5 into $500,000!

Jorge Prieto, 41, of Loxahatchee, claimed a top prize from the CASH MONEY scratch-off game at lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

He purchased the winning ticket from a Publix, located at 7050 Seminole Pratt Whitney Rd. in Loxahatchee.

The Florida Lottery says the CASH MONEY game features more than $58 million in total cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $500,000.

The odds of winning $500,000 playing the game is 1-in-2,100,000.

The Florida Lottery says approximately 69 percent of ticket sales are scratch offs.