Rockledge Woman Wins $500 A Week For Life Scratch-Off Game by Florida Lottery
By Space Coast Daily // January 26, 2021
winning ticket purchased from Publix, located at 125 East Merritt Island Causeway
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Deanna Finney, 51, of Rockledge, claimed a top prize from the $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.
The $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game launched in July 2019 and features more than $19 million in total cash prizes. Overall odds of winning are one-in-4.97.
Finney chose to receive her winnings in annual installments of $26,000 a year for a minimum of 20 years. She purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 125 East Merritt Island Causeway in Merritt Island.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Payers can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.
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