Gas Pump Millionaire: Florida Man Wins Big with Scratch-Off.

Have you ever bought scratch-off tickets in Fort Myers or Cape Coral, dreaming of hitting the jackpot and living your best life? This Florida man has. I haven’t won yet, but this brings me hope.  Just ask Claudy Charles of Homestead, who according to WFLA, recently became a millionaire after buying a winning scratch-off ticket at a gas station.

Charles must have felt like he hit the jackpot when he realized that he held the winning ticket from the Amerika Gas Station, which is located in Homestead. His ticket was worth a cool $1 million! Lucky guy!

Now, let’s be real. Winning a million bucks is a life-changing moment for anyone, and Charles is no exception. He could buy anything he wants, go anywhere he wants, and never have to worry about gas prices again. But, what did Charles decide to do with his newly acquired wealth? Drumroll please… he decided to receive his winnings as a lump-sum payment of $820,000. That’s a lot of scratch-offs!

Florida Man Wins:

By the way, Charles wasn’t the only winner here. The Amerika Gas Station also received a bonus commission of $2,000 for selling the winning ticket. So, it’s not only a win for Charles, but also a win for the gas station. A classic win-win situation!

The scratch-off game, 500X THE CASH, has a top prize of $25 million, which is the largest ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game. So, if you’re feeling lucky, why not try your hand at it? According to the Florida Lottery’s website, there is one $25 million prize remaining, and 17 $1 million prizes remaining. Who knows? You might just end up like Charles, and never have to worry about gas prices again!

In the end, it’s not about the size of the prize, but the thrill of the game. So, keep scratching those tickets, Fort Myers and Cape Coral, and who knows? Maybe one day, we’ll be the lucky winner of a million-dollar jackpot.

Here Are The Best Lottery Tickets To Buy This Month

I love me a good scratch-off lottery ticket and if you’re wondering what the best lottery tickets in Florida to buy this month are, we have the answer.

My favorite scratchers are the crossword puzzles. Because they take more time to complete, I feel like I’m getting my money’s worth. Same with the Bingo cards! I get sucked in as I’m walking out of Publix right around the corner from my house in Fort Myers. I’ve gotten better with not giving in EVERY time, but the allure of paying a few bucks to possibly win big is definitely there for me.

Whether you have a card preference like me, or just want to pick a ticket that you think will pay off, the goal IS to win right? So wouldn’t it be nice to know what your odds are to better your chances of winning? Good news, LottoEdge put together a list of the 10 best to buy this month. Now of course, this doesn’t guarantee you a win, but it may help improve your odds. And you’ll have to spend a bit more than just a few bucks. But it might be worth it! You can see the full list here, but below you’ll find the five best.

Best Lottery Tickets to buy this month in Florida:

  • Billion Gold Rush Supreme

    Ticket price: $30

    Odds: 1 in 2.60

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  • Gold Rush Limited

    Ticket price: $20

    Odds: 1 in 2.65

    gold rush lottery ticket



  • $5,000,000 Cashword

    Ticket price: $20

    Odds: 1 in 2.91

    $5 mil crossword

  • Florida 300X the Cash

    Ticket price: $30

    Odds: 1 in 2.93

    300x the cash lottery ticket


  • $20 Monopoly Doubler

    Ticket price: $20

    Odds: 1 in 3.02

    monopoly lottery ticket


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