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 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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