Jacksonville woman wins multi-million-dollar lottery ticket

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Jacksonville woman was one of two people to win a multi-million-dollar lottery ticket, the Florida Lottery announced.

Krisunta Tu, 39, took $20, and turned it into $5 million.

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Tu bought the $20 200X THE CASH scratch-off at the G&K Food Store, 13284 Normandy Blvd., and won the game’s top prize, $5 million.

That $5 million turns out to be $4,450,000, which Tu requested all in one lump sum.

The 200X THE CASH scratch-off, which launched in September 2020, only had 10 $5 million top prizes, and Tu was one of those lucky 10, according to the Florida Lottery.

The overall odds for this game are 1-in-2.96.

The G&K Food Store where Tu bought her ticket will also receive $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

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The other person to win the top prize of $5 million was 43-year-old Cecily Ball from Port Orange.

Ball purchased her ticket from a Port Orange Citgo, at 6223 S Williamson Blvd.

Bailey Husker

Bailey Husker, Action News Jax

Bailey Husker is a digital content producer and assignment editor for Action News Jax.