Woman wins $1 million from lottery scratch-off ticket sold at Florida convenience store

$5,000 Cashword (Photo: Florida Lottery)

A 61-year-old woman from Tallahassee claimed a $1 million prize from a scratch-off game purchased at a convenience store on Friday, according to the Florida Lottery. 

Anita Ervin claimed the winning prize in the $5,000,000 Cashword scratch-off prize and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $780,000. 

She bought the winning ticket at Fair Price Food Store at 440 East Paul Russell Road in Tallahassee. 

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The convenience store will also get a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.