ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. - It's going to be a very happy birthday for one Florida man after he won $1,000,000 on a scratch-off ticket just days before the celebration.
Gaston Sanchez-Cruz, of Fort Pierce, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 MONOPOLY BONUS SPECTACULAR Scratch-Off game just 8 days before his 39th birthday!
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $815,000.
Sanchez-Cruz purchased his winning ticket from La Central, located at 1726 Okeechobee Road in Fort Pierce.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.