Brevard County Man Claims $2 Million Prize Playing Florida Lottery’s Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // August 25, 2021
winning ticket sold at Five Points Pharmacy and Wellness in Cocoa
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Walter Brooken, of Cocoa, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee on his 53rd birthday.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,760,000.
Brooken purchased his winning ticket from Five Points Pharmacy and Wellness, located at 1108 Lake Drive in Cocoa.
The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD, launched in December 2020 and features more than $229 million in cash prizes, including eight top prizes of $2 million!
The game’s overall odds are 1-in-3.37.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.