Minnesota: Terry Eenhuis claims top prize in $10,000 scratch-off game

Minnesota man claims top prize playing the $10,000 a week for life scratch-off game

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Terry Eenhuis, 68, of Barnesville, Minnesota, claimed a top prize in the $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game after mailing in his winning ticket to Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $8,450,000.00.

Eenhuis purchased his winning ticket from Sunoco Food Mart, located at 6005 Gall Boulevard in Zephyrhills.  The retailer will receive a $20,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 Scratch-Off game, $10,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE launched in September 2017 and features more than $450 million in total cash prizes and over ten million winning tickets, including six top prizes of $10,000 a week for life.  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 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $965 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2018-19.



Recent Posts

Live Music at Candicci’s Restaurant, Ballwin, MO, this upcoming weekend

Ballwin, MO (STL.News) Candicci's Restaurant and Bar has announced their live music schedule for this…

40 mins ago

Missouri SOS Ashcroft Announces Electronic Records Initiative Grants Awarded

Missouri SOS Ashcroft Announces Electronic Records Initiative Grants Awarded to Local Governments for Records Management…

1 hour ago

Aegion Corporation Sets Date to Announce Second Quarter 2020 Financial Results

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) Aegion Corporation (NASDAQ:AEGN) will release its second quarter 2020 financial results…

1 hour ago

St Louis Mayor Krewson Announces Applications Now Available for City Residents Needing Rental & Mortgage Assistance

Applications are now being accepted for City residents needing rental and mortgage assistance as a…

1 hour ago

China vows retaliation after Trump ends special status for Hong Kong

(STL.News) US President Donald Trump says, he is not interested in talking with China over…

2 hours ago

Big U.S banks predict more economic pain from COVID-19

(STL.News) Three of the largest U.S. banks said on Tuesday they had set aside a…

2 hours ago