Cocoa Man Wins $2.3 Million Playing Florida Lottery’s Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // September 7, 2021
winning ticket sold at Sunshine Food Mart in Titusville
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announced that Mikell Hewell, 61, of Cocoa, claimed a top prize from the $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,330,000.
Hewell purchased his winning ticket from Sunshine Food Mart 122, located at 700 Columbia Boulevard in Titusville.
The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Players can win big for just $5 on the $2,500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game, offering four top prizes!
With more than $120.9 million in total cash prizes and the chance to win 2X or 5X the prize shown, there’s something for every player to enjoy!
The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.95.
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.