PASCO COUNTY, Florida.- Connie Mallette, a 67-year-old woman, bought a scratch-off ticket in Pasco County.
Mallete will be sleeping with a million dollars in his bag after the Florida Lottery announced the winning numbers for the $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR drawing.
Mallette purchased her winning ticket at CJ Marketplace, located at 4204 Land O’ Lakes Boulevard in Land O’ Lakes. The retailer receives an additional $2,000 commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
Cash or annual award?
The 67-year-old woman, who won the sum of $1 million, decided to withdraw her money based on a payment of $640,000.
The $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR game launched in February and features two $1 million a year lifetime top prizes and 234 $1 million prizes.
Since their inception, scratch-off games have generated more than $18.09 billion for the Education Trust Fund.