Indialantic Man Claims $15 Million Florida Lottery Prize Playing Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // October 22, 2019
Kurt Panouses, of Indialantic, wins $15 Million
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announced that the managing member of ABIDE7LIWA, LLC, Kurt Panouses, of Indialantic, claimed a $15 million top prize from the FLORIDA 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game, at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
They chose to receive the winnings as a one-time lump-sum payment of $11,175,000.00.
The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased at Racetrac, located at 1722 James L. Redman Parkway in Plant City. The retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, FLORIDA 100X THE CASH, launched in February 2018 and features eight top prizes of $15 million – the largest Scratch-Off top prize offered by the Florida Lottery. The game also offers 20 prizes of $1 million. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.59.
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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