Palm Bay Man Claims $1 Million Florida Lottery Prize Playing Scratch-Off Game
By Space Coast Daily // October 9, 2021
winning ticket purchased at 7-Eleven, located at 3505 Bayside Lakes Boulevard
BREVARD COUNTY • PALM BAY, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Daniel Beicht, 43, of Palm Bay, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game at the Orlando District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.
Beicht purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 3505 Bayside Lakes Boulevard in Palm Bay. 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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.