18-year-old Orlando girl claims $500 A Week For Life top prize from Florida Lottery scratch-off game
An Orlando teenager is set for life after winning the top prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.
Daniela Leon Ruz is just 18 years old, but she will receive $26,000 a year for the duration of her life after claiming the winning ticket at the Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose annual payments instead of one-time $410,000 lump sum.
Leon Ruz bought the $1 A Week For Life scratch-off game ticket from the Publix grocery store at 400 East Central Boulevard in Orlando.
The investment turned out to be a good one. The prize has a minimum guarantee of twenty years or $520,000 before taxes.
Her winning ticket is one of six top prizes of $500 a week for life. Lottery officials say the overall odds of winning a top prize is more than one-in-five million. The game launched on July 3.An Orlando teenager is set for life after winning the top prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.
#1276 – $500 A WEEK FOR LIFE
How to Play
Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to the WINNING NUMBER, win PRIZE shown for that number. Get a “STAR” symbol, win DOUBLE the PRIZE shown for that symbol!
*Prizes paid for life are payable over the life of an individual claimant with a minimum of 20 years.
Ticket Price: $1.00
Launch Date: June 15, 2015
End Date: June 23, 2017
Redemption Deadline: August 22, 2017
Odds of Winnings and Prizes
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Overall Odds: 1-in-4.97
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