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19-year-old Florida man wins $15 million playing lottery scratch off ticket

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Posted at 7:20 AM, Apr 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-19 14:57:55-04

A Florida teen just become a multi-millionaire after playing a scratch off ticket.

Lottery officials said Wednesday that Quinn Kofler, 19, of Bonita Springs, Fla., claimed a $15 million top prize in the new FLORIDA 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game.

Officials said he chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $11,175,000.

Kofler purchased his winning ticket from a 7-Eleven, located at 12931 Bonita Beach Rd. Southeast in Bonita Springs.

The retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The new $30 game, FLORIDA 100X THE CASH, was launched on Feb. 26 and features eight top prizes of $15 million.

The game also offers 20 prizes of $1 million.