Port St. Lucie man wins $500K with scratch off

Posted at 12:39 PM, Dec 09, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-09 12:39:33-05

A Port St. Lucie man will have a little extra cash to spend on gifts this holiday season.

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The Florida Lottery said Giovanni Sanchez, 27, won $500,000 playing the state’s HOLIDAY GIFTS scratch off game.

He purchased the winning ticket from a Speedway gas station, located at 4287 Northwest Federal Hwy. in Jensen Beach.

A Florida Lottery news release said the scratch off prizes for the game range from $1 to $10 with top prizes between $10,000 to $2 million.