Manatee County woman wins $1M playing the $1M A Year For Life scratch-off ticket

Writer: Carolina Guzman
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The winning $1,000,000 lottery ticket. Credit: Florida Lottery Commission

A woman from Manatee County has claimed a $1 million prize from the $1,000,000 A Year For Life Spectacular scratch-off lottery.

Terasa Katsaros, 51, of Parrish, claimed the prize at the Florida Lottery’s Headquarters in Tallahassee, said the Florida Lottery in a release Monday.

She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000.

Katsaros purchased her winning ticket from Publix at 11245 North U.S. Highway 301 in Parrish.

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

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