Century man wins over $8.4 million from Florida Lottery

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Jonathan Wiggins, 47, of Century, claimed a top prize in the 10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Wiggins chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $8,450,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 2020 West Cervantes Street in Pensacola. The retailer will receive a $20,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 Scratch-Off game, $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE features more than $450 million in total cash prizes and over ten million winning tickets, including six top prizes of $10,000 a week for life. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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