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WINNER, WINNER! Jacksonville woman wins $1 million in Florida Lottery scratch-off

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It has been less than 20 days since the Florida Lottery announced a Jacksonville winner and here we are again!

A Jacksonville woman, Lauren Santos, 38, claimed the $1 million prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

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Santos purchased the scratch-off at the Speedway, located at 9094 Merrill Road in Jacksonville.

The gas station will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

Santos decided to take her winnings in one lump sum totaling $790,000. Here’s a picture of her winning ticket:

In the $30 game that Santos played, the overall odds of winning are one in 2.79 million.

Santos is not the only one who has gotten lucky with THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game in Jacksonville.

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In September, a 66-year-old won the $1 million prize, too.

Just two weeks ago, a 50-year-old from Jacksonville claimed $1 million from the $200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game.

He was the seventh person in the Jacksonville area to win the lottery in September alone.

The Florida Lottery said that scratch-offs are an important part of the lottery, with approximately 75% of ticket sales being scratch-offs.

Those ticket sales have generated more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund in 2020-2021.

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Bailey Husker

Bailey Husker, Action News Jax

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