LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A Florida man is $25 million richer after winning the top prize on a scratch-off ticket!
George Demetriades, of Bonita Springs, claimed a $25 million top prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game last month. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $20,560,000.
Demetriades bought his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 10460 Bonita Beach Road in Bonita Springs. The retailer will receive a $50,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
The 500X THE CASH officer the largest prize ever offered on a Florida scratch-off ticket and costs $50.