Jacksonville man claims $2 million Florida lottery scratch-off prize

Jacksonville man claims $2 million Florida lottery scratch-off prize

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery announced that Akram Awad, 42, of Jacksonville, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2 million CASHWORD scratch-off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

Awad chose to receive his winnings in 25 annual installments of $80,000.

The $10 scratch-off game, $2,000,000 CASHWORD, launched in August 2017 and features six top prizes of $2 million and over 6,000 prizes between $1,000 to $2 million. The overall odds of winning are one-in-3.38.