Kissimmee woman turns $20 gas station trip into whopping $5 million lottery win

A woman from Kissimmee turned a $20 gas station trip into a whopping $5 million lottery win after claiming a winning scratch-off ticket over the weekend. 

Janice Velez claimed a top prize in the $5,000,000 Cashword scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced Friday. The 60-year-old woman purchased the winning ticket from RaceTrac at 4541 Pleasant Hill Road in Kissimmee. 

The gas station will get a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket. 

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Velez chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,915,000.