Central Florida man wins $2 million on scratch-off on 53rd birthday

A Brevard County man celebrated his 53rd birthday as a millionaire after winning $2 million on a lucky scratch-off ticket. 

Walter Brooken, of Cocoa, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $2,000,000 50X CASHWORD Scratch-Off game. 

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He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,760,000.

Brooken purchased his winning ticket from Five Points Pharmacy and Wellness, located at 1108 Lake Drive in Cocoa. 

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The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The ticket cost Brooken $10.

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