Jupiter Man Wins Top Prize Playing $2,000,000 Flamingo Multiplier Scratch-Off Game

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Winner, Ruiz Garcia chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Isaias Ruiz Garcia, 19, of Jupiter, claimed a top prize in the $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Ruiz Garcia chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,510,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Country Corner, located at 17443 Central Boulevard in Jupiter. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, $2,000,000 FLAMINGO MULTIPLIER, offers more than $164 million in prizes and more than 6.3 million winning tickets. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.

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Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 65 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $734 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2015-16.

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