Parrish man wins $1 million dollars in lottery scratch-off

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Posted: Wednesday, July 2, 2014 7:40 am

PARRISH, Fla. - The Florida Lottery announces that John Collins, of Parrish, claimed a $1 million prize in the 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

“My family and I didn’t believe that I had won until I checked my ticket on the Express Check scanner,” said Collins. He and his family then packed up the family vehicle and drove immediately to Tallahassee.

Collins chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $716,410.48. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 9005 US 301 North in Parrish. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

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  • GetLucky posted at 8:42 am on Wed, Jul 2, 2014.

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    Many congratulations to the lucky Mr Collins. Wouldn't we all just love to pick up a similar jackpot! I don't know yet if this will work, but here's what I'm doing to try and get a win. I've made up a little free and just-for-fun page which generates your own personal quick pick numbers. Who knows, it might work - you just never know your luck! As I say, it is free and just a bit of fun, so look out for VillaLibra Lucky Numbers if you want to see if you can locate it for yourself.
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