Cooper City man wins $1M playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Author: CBS Miami Staff
David Thomas’ winning Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket. Credit: CBS

A Cooper City man won $1 million playing the Florida Lottery’s 500X THE CASH scratch-off game.

David Thomas, 55, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.

Thomas bought his winning ticket at a Publix store, located at 5656 South Flamingo Road. The store will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning tickets.

The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million, the largest ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.

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