Illinois Woman Goes to Florida And Scores a HUGE Lottery Win
Have you ever been on vacation and you're feeling such high vibes you press your luck?
That's exactly what happened to 43 year old Danelia Flores-Garcia when she traveled to Florida recently. Danelia found her trip to Florida was quite the lucky endeavor when she won a $1 million jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket.
According to UPI, here's what went down on the Florida vacation -
The Florida Lottery said Danelia Flores-Garcia, 43, of Beach Park, Ill., was visiting Florida when she purchased a $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket from the Greenacres Discount Food store in Greenacres.
A SCRATCH OFF TICKET!
Not even like one of those tickets where you pick the numbers you want, a scratch off!
I've won scratch off tickets before, but the most I've ever won was like $20. But that $20 was SO exciting. I think any time you win a scratch off it's exciting. However for Danelia, it was a little more exciting than $20.
The ticket turned out to be a $1 million jackpot winner. How crazy is that? Danelia chose to take her winnings as a $710,000 lump sum payment. What an incredible souvenir to take home from vacation. Sure you could get a key chain or a magnet, but I think next time I'm traveling I'm just going to buy a scratch off lottery ticket instead.
Greenacres Discount Food, the store where Danelia bought the ticket, was awarded a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
This is your sign that if you're feeling lucky, go buy that ticket!
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