Florida Lottery – Ricky Lansford Wins $1 million top prize

TallahasseeFL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Ricky Lansford, 68, of Sarasota, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

“We couldn’t believe it!” Lansford told the Lottery.  “My wife and I noticed a lot of people winning $1 million from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game, so we decided to try our luck! Now we’re celebrating our own big win!”

Lansford purchased his winning ticket from Shell Gas Station, located at 3440 South Osprey Avenue in Sarasota.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.