Port St. Lucie woman wins $4.3M playing lottery

Posted at 8:57 AM, May 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-17 10:51:32-04

A St. Lucie County woman cashed in big Monday!

The Florida Lottery said Laura Krott, 53, of Port St. Lucie, claimed a top prize in the $5,000 “A WEEK FOR LIFE” scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

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Krott chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of more than $4.3 million. 

She purchased her winning ticket from a Speedway gas station located at 10453 South Federal Hwy. in Port St. Lucie.

The $10 Scratch-Off game, $5,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE, offers more than seven million winning tickets. The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.34.