Man visits Florida and wins $1 million from lottery scratch-off
ORLANDO, Fla. - A man came to Florida to visit family and went back home to South Carolina "feeling like a million dollars," according to the Florida Lottery.
LeQuintis Long, 33, of Rock Hill, South Carolina, claimed a $1 million top prize at the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee, officials announced Thursday in a news release.
Long played 500X THE CASH, a $50 scratch-off game he purchased at a Murphy Express in Panama City Beach.
Long chose to take home his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000, officials said.
According to lottery records, 500X THE CASH has a top prize of $25 million and nearly two dozen million-dollar prizes remaining.