POLK COUNTY, Fla. — A 28-year-old from Mulberry just became a multi-millionaire.
The Florida Lottery announced that Zachary Boles claimed a $2 million top prize from the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Jacksonville District Office.
Boles, according to the Florida Lottery, chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,780,000.00.
He purchased his winning ticket from AP Mini Mart, located at 905 West Canal Street in Mulberry, which will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, 100X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $294 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $2,000,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.50.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75% of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.