Channel 8 reports 49-year-old Evangelos Halkias has come forward to claim his winnings: $10,000 a week for life! He bought the winning ticket in Tampa at the 7-Eleven on Dale Mabry in the Carrollwood area. The store picks up $20K for selling the ticket.
The game isn’t a cheap one. It’s a $20 ticket to play. According to the Florida Lottery website, it’s been around for a couple of years but only 1 of the 6 big winning tickets has been claimed. The odds of getting the grand prize? 1 in over 5 million!
Here are the odds of the other prizes for this particular game:
Odds of Winnings
Prize Amount / Odds of Winning
$10,000 Wk/Life 1-in-5,040,000
Posted by Marc Charles for Money Talk Radio via Geno at Q105