Vero Beach man wins $1,000 a week for life in Florida lottery

VERO BEACH, FL – The Florida Lottery announces that Rodolfo Martinez, 45, of Vero Beach, claimed a top prize from the $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game at the West Palm Beach District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $930,000.00.

Martinez purchased his winning ticket from Grocery Express, located at 4207 20th Street in Vero Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Players can win more than $54.5 million in cash prizes when they play the new $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game! The $2 game offers eight top prizes of $1,000 a week for life. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.43.

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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.