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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A 40-year-old man from Naples was the latest winner to claim a million-dollar prize from the Florida Lottery.

Andrew Vander Wall stopped by Circle K to pick up a 500X The Cash scratch-off game when he learned he would be going home with $1 million.

Vander Wall went to the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee where he chose the cash option of $820,000.

“It’s crazy!” Vander Wall told the Florida Lottery. “I’m still freaking out.”

His odds of winning the second-place prize were 1-in-267,739. Only 14 of the 160 million-dollar prizes remain.

Prize Amount Odds of Winning Total Prizes Prizes Remaining Prizes Paid
$25,000,000 1-in-21,419,145 2 1 1
$1,000,000 1-in-267,739 160 14 146
$50,000 1-in-142,794 300 30 270
$20,000 1-in-19,953 2,147 231 1,916
$10,000 1-in-20,037 2,138 224 1,914
$5,000 1-in-5,014 8,544 884 7,660
$1,000 1-in-1,000 42,856 5,200 37,656
(Data: Florida Lottery)

Vander Wall bought his winning ticket at Circle K, located at 6615 Dudley Drive in Naples. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $50 game features a top prize of $25 million, the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game, and the best odds to become an instant millionaire. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.

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