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North Palm Beach man wins $500K playing lottery scratch-off game

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Posted at 11:16 AM, Jan 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 11:43:17-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A Palm Beach County man just claimed the top prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game: $500,000!

According to a new release from lottery officials, Thuy Hoang, 45, of North Palm Beach, was in Tallahassee to claim his check in the $500,000 PAYDAY Scratch-Off game.

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Hoang purchased his winning ticket from a Stop Wise store located at 9762 Gardens East Dr. in Palm Beach Gardens.

The $5 game, $500,000 PAYDAY, features six top prizes of $500,000 and more than $57.9 million in total cash prizes. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-4.03.

Odds of winning the top prize are 1-in-2,800,000.