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Florida Lottery player experienced the shock of his life when he rechecked the winning lottery ticket in his pocket and discovered that it was actually worth $1 million.
Lee Wingfield, of Tallahassee, examined his scratch-off lottery ticket to find out that he had won a lottery prize of $1,000. But the only point he missed was that he didn’t notice the extra zeroes at the end of his winning amount.
Originally Wingfield thought that he had won $1,000 so he just put the ticket in his pocket and went about his day! But that same night he rechecked his lottery ticket and noticed that there were a lot more than three zeroes printed on his winning ticket, as informed to the Florida Lottery.
Wingfield was very much pleased with his $1,000 win but discovering his win worth $1 million he was even more thrilled. The winner felt quite exhilarated claiming his one-time lump sum payment of $890,000 at the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
Wingfield bought his winning ticket for $20 from Publix Super Market at Northeast Capital Circle in Tallahassee. The ticket was an instant scratch-off ticket called the "200X THE CASH", which had launched last month on September 21.
In lieu of selling a winning ticket, the Publix Store will receive a Commission check worth $2,000.
After Wingfield’s win, there are still 16 remaining second-tier prizes worth $1 million, left out of the original 20, available at the game’s launch.
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