St. Augustine man wins $1 million prize


Richard Braswell purchased his winning ticket from a Publix store in St. Augustine.

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery announces that Richard Braswell, of St. Augustine, claimed a $1 million prize.

Braswell cashed in on the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Jacksonville District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.   

Braswell purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 4255 US Highway 1 South in St. Augustine. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.   

  The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million, the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game.

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