Two Florida Players claim Top Prizes in $1,000,000 scratch-off game

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TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announces that Michael Averill, 45, of Fort Walton Beach and Mohammed Mannan, 53, of Key West each claimed a $1 million top prize THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

Averill chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.000. He purchased his winning ticket from Murphy Express, located at 910 Beal Parkway Northwest in Fort Walton Beach.

Mannan also chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from A & M Mart Inc., located at 648 William Street in Key West. Each retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

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The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.


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.