Volusia County Man Steven Lai Claims Top Prize in The Florida Lottery

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Steven Lai, 59, of Orange City, claimed a $1 million top prize from the 50X Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $805,000.00.

Lai purchased his winning ticket from Orange City Shell, located at 885 South Volusia Avenue in Orange City.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 game, 50X, launched in January 2019, and features 12 top prizes of $1,000,000.  The game also gives players the opportunity to multiply the prize shown by up to 50 times.  The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.19.