Lake Worth man wins $2 million in scratch-off game at West Palm store


A 46-year-old Lake Worth man found himself $2 million richer after claiming the second of eight top prizes in the new Florida 50X The Cash Scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery said.

Henry Vasquez Perez chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.6 million.

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Perez bought his winning ticket from Supermercados El Bodegon on Forest Hill Boulevard in West Palm. The store will receive a $4,000 bonus for selling the ticket.

Perez was not available to comment.

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The $10 game launched on Jan. 15 and features more than $162 million in cash prizes, including 8 top prizes of $2 million. Overall odds of winning are one-in-3.46.

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