VERO BEACH, Fla. — A Treasure Coast man has a few extra dollars to spend this holiday season.
Florida Lottery officials announced Wednesday that Girish Brahmbhatt, of Vero Beach, claimed a $1 million prize after playing the $20 MONOPOLY DOUBLER scratch-off game.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $798,985.
Girish Brahmbhatt of #VeroBeach passed Chevron and collected $1 million dollars after playing the $20 MONOPOLY DOUBLER Scratch-Off game! https://t.co/YHYp5ZrY9C pic.twitter.com/PDSNiuRh8s— Florida Lottery (@floridalottery) December 14, 2022
Brahmbhatt purchased his winning ticket from a Chevron gas station located at 20 43rd Avenue near Vero Beach.
Lottery officials said the retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.02. However, the chances of winning $1 million are 1-in-2,093,055.