TAMPA, Fla. (FOX 13) - A local man bought one pretty lucky scratch-off ticket: he's the first person to win the Florida Lottery's new "$2,500 a week for life" game.
According to lottery officials, 51-year-old Gregory Montgomery purchased the $5 ticket from Johan Food Mart in Tampa.
Montgomery chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,015,000.
The "$2,500 a week for life" scratch-off tickets launched July 1. The odds of winning the top prize are one in 7.5 million.