Trustee in Indialantic Claims $1 Million Prize Playing Florida Lottery’s $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // May 4, 2021
Trustee Kurt Panouses, 64, of Indialantic, Claims $1 Million Prize as Bark Trust
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Kurt Panouses, 64, of Indialantic, trustee of the Bark Trust, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Bark Trust chose to receive the winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.
The winning ticket was purchased from Publix, located at 12101 Little Road in Hudson. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million.
The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.
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. Players 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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