St. Augustine Man Thomas Morris became $1 Million Richer from Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Thomas Morris, 56, of St. Augustine, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Jacksonville District Office.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

Morris purchased his winning ticket from A1A Discount Beverage, located at 855 Anastasia Boulevard in St. Augustine.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes!  The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.

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 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.

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