Yulee man wins $5,000,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

Pile of money
Pile of money.

 The Florida Lottery announces that Michael Turner, 59, of Yulee, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 LUCK Scratch-Off game at the Jacksonville District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $760,000.00.

Turner purchased his winning ticket from Fast Market located at 850850 U.S. Highway 17 in Yulee. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, $5,000,000 LUCK, launched in September 2019 and features more than $329 million in cash prizes, including six top prizes of $5 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.97.

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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.

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