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Cocoa Man Wins $ 2.3 Million Playing Florida Lottery Scratch Game

winning ticket sold at Sunshine Food Mart in Titusville

The Florida Lottery has announced that Mikell Hewell, 61, of Cocoa, has won the top A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch game prize of $ 2,500 at the Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

BREVARD COUNTY • CACAO, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery has announced that Mikell Hewell, 61, of Cocoa, has won the top A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch game prize of $ 2,500 at the Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

He elected to receive his winnings as a one-time lump sum payment of $ 2,330,000.

Hewell purchased his winning ticket at Sunshine Food Mart 122, located at 700 Columbia Boulevard in Titusville.

The retailer will receive a bonus commission of $ 4,000 for the sale of the winning scratch ticket.

Players can win big for just $ 5 on the $ 2,500 WEEK FOR LIFE scratch game, offering four big prizes!

With over $ 120.9 million in total cash prizes and the chance to win 2X or 5X the listed prize, there’s something for everyone!

The overall odds of winning the game are one in 3.95.

Scratch games are a significant part of the Lottery game portfolio, accounting for approximately 75% of ticket sales and generating over $ 1.3 billion for the Education Improvement Trust Fund (EETF) over the course of for the 2020-2021 fiscal year.