• 19-year-old pays $10 for lottery ticket, wins $2 million prize in Florida

    By: Bill DiPaolo , The Palm Beach Post


    JUPITER, Fla. - Isaias Ruiz Garcia, 19, of Jupiter, claimed a $2 million prize on Saturday afternoon at Country Corner Market & Deli, located on Central Boulevard in Jupiter.

    "He’s a quiet man. He comes in here and plays every day. When I told him he won, he did not jump up and down. He just smiled," said the store manager.

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    Garcia won playing the Flamingo Multiplier scratch-off game. Tickets are $10.

    Ruiz Garcia chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,510,000.

    Country Corner will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket, according to Florida Lottery officials.

    Read more at The Palm Beach Post.

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