Florida has here yet again with an interesting story of a player named Martin Kane who had fortune knocking on his door. The lottery officials have revealed that the player had gone for one of the most unique games ever introduced by the Florida Lottery.
The name of the particular game is “$5,000,000 Cashword Scratch-off game that is very popular among the lottery players in Florida. Martin Kane had successfully secured his prize-winning scratch-off ticket for the $5,000,000 Cashword game at the Orlando District Office’s dropbox.
As the player scratched-off the Cashword game, he ended up scratching a prize win of $1,000,000 under his name. The player was completely shocked as well as excited to learn about the win and danced all night.
Martin Kane was offered the option of either going for the one-time lump sum or for the annuity prize. Kane decided to go for the one-time lump sum and took home a total of $780,000.
The officials have confirmed that Martin Kane had purchased his $1,000,000 prize-winning Cashword scratch-card from 7-Eleven Store. The store is located at 3711 Dixie Belle Drive (Orlando) and is already known for selling prize-winning tickets for many FL Lottery games.
The lottery officials have confirmed that the lucky retailer will also be receiving a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the $5,000,000 Cashword Scratch-off ticket that won $1,000,000.
It costs the customers $20 for purchasing the scratch-off ticket for the $5,000,000 and they gain the opportunity to win the jackpot prize. It is one of the latest games that have been introduced by the Florida Lottery into its Instant Scratch-off category.
The game was launched back in May of 2020 and is known for offering eight top prizes and opportunities for the players to win $5,000,000 each.
Apart from the top prizes, there are 24 prizes where each player gets the opportunity to make $1 million apiece. When it comes to the winning odds for the game, they are 1-in-2.91.
There are many people from all over the world that still consider lottery games to be nothing more than a hoax. Many people think that the lottery games are nothing more than a fraud and the winners are planted to lure innocent people.
Although there are possibilities that some lottery games are fraudulent but the majority of them are not. Because if they were, then the governments from around the world such as the USA, Canada, India, and many more would not be backing them in the first place.
In the United States alone, there are 44 states that are currently backing the lottery games and these states are running their own lottery games.