Woman wins $1 million on scratch-off she bought in Florida after missing flight

A canceled flight normally isn't a good thing, but it turned out to be great for one woman after winning $1 million on a scratch-off ticket she bought to ‘pass the time.’

Angela Caravella, 51, of Kansas City, Missouri, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

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She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.

Caravella says she "had a feeling something bizarre was going to happen after my flight was canceled unexpectedly. I bought a few scratch-off tickets to pass the time and just like that - I won $1 million!''

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Caravella purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 1220 Kingsway Road in Brandon. 

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

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