Port St. Joe woman wins $1 million from Florida Lottery

A Port St. Joe woman won a million dollars in a Florida lottery scratch-off game, according to a release from the Florida Lottery on Wednesday.
Joanna Causey, 53, claimed a $1 million top prize from The Fastest Road To $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game. She had purchased her ticket for $30  at the Express Lane on Monument Avenue in Port St. Joe.
Causey chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.
The store will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
According to the release, the game, which launched in February 2020, features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000  and over $948 million in cash prizes. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.79.
Scratch-off ticket sales comprise about 75 percent of the Florida Lottery’s overall ticket sales and have generated more than $1.3 billion  for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

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