Sarasota woman wins $2 million on scratch-off from Publix

Scratch Off games for sale with PowerBall tickets at Best Beer, Wine and Deli in Gaithersburg, Md., USA on January 11, 2015. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic has rattled state lotteries across the country. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty

A 26-year-old Sarasota woman is now a millionaire after buying a winning scratch-off ticket from Publix.

Janell Morales Monroy, claimed the first $2 million top prize from the new 100X THE CASH Scratch-Off game.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,780,000.

Monroy bought the ticket from the Publix at 4240 53rd Avenue East in Bradenton. The retailer will receive $4,000 for selling the winning ticket.

The $10 game launched in September and features more than $294 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $2 million! 


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