Fort Pierce man wins $500,000 jackpot on lottery scratch off

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FORT PIERCE, FL – The Florida Lottery announces that Jackie Fisher, 68, of Fort Pierce, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the 20X CROSSWORD Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office. He purchased his winning ticket from Merchant Discount, located at 6150 South U.S. Highway 1 in Fort Pierce.

The $5 game, 20X CROSSWORD, launched in July 2020 and features over $113 million in total cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.99.

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.

Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.

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