Melbourne Woman Wins Florida Lottery’s $1 Million Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // March 13, 2021
Wienckosk chose to receive lump-sum payment of $790,000
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Charlotte Wienckoski, 60, of Melbourne, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Orlando District Office.
Wienckosk chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.
Wienckoski purchased her winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 5700 North Wickham Road in Melbourne.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
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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