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Royal Palm Beach man wins $2,500 a week for life playing Florida Lottery

Posted at 6:50 AM, Oct 25, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-25 10:48:54-04

The Florida Lottery said Tuesday that a 52-year-old Royal Palm Beach man claimed a top prize in the $2,500 "A Week For Life" scratch-off game at lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

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Craig Harris chose to receive his winnings in annual payments of $130,000 for the rest of his life, guaranteed for a minimum of 20 years.

He purchased his winning ticket from a Winn-Dixie located at 1135 Royal Palm Beach Blvd. in Royal Palm Beach.

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

The $5 scratch-off game launched on July 3 and features more than $103 million in total cash prizes and over 7.5 million winning tickets, according to the Florida Lottery.

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