JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville woman who is part of a Facebook lottery group claimed a $1 million prize on a scratch-off game for her group, the Florida Lottery said.
Elizabeth Williams, 60, purchased the winning $1,000,000 A YEAR FOR LIFE SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game at the Publix located at 7749 Normandy Boulevard in Jacksonville.
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The Facebook group that Williams belongs to is called Lucky Lotto Champs, which consists of five Lottery players located across Florida, the Lottery said in a release.
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The other members of the group were on a Facebook Live video watching as Williams scratched the $1 million-winning ticket.
“We’re a close-knit group that enjoys putting our money together to play Scratch-Offs,” Williams said. “When I scratched the ticket, I couldn’t believe it. All I could say was ‘O-M-G’ over and over.”
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The group chose to receive its winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $640,000.
The new $50 Scratch-Off game launched in February and features two top prizes of $1 million a year for life and 234 prizes of $1 million.
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