Tampa man claims top prize in $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch-off game
A Tampa man has claimed the top prize in the Florida Lottery’s $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch-off game.
Allen Thomas, 61, chose to take his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $810,000.
He bought his winning ticket from the 7-Eleven at 7401 E. Broadway Ave. That 7-Eleven will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
The $2 game, $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE, launched in July 2019 and has more than 9.8 million winning tickets, including eight top prizes of $1,000 a week for life.
This is the third time this week a Tampa resident has won a major prize through the Florida Lottery.
A Tampa man has claimed the top prize in the Florida Lottery's $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE scratch-off game.
How does 1000 a week for life work
WIN $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE
Game # 01182
Ticket Price: $2.00
Start Date: 9/30/13
Here’s How to Play
Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to either of the WINNING NUMBERS, win prize shown for that number. Reveal a вЂњMONEY BAGвЂќ symbol, win that prize automatically. Reveal a вЂњ10XвЂќ symbol, win 10 times the prize shown!
More Than $16.8 Million in Prizes
Approximately 12.96 million вЂњ$1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFEвЂќ tickets are initially planned in this game.
The New Jersey Lottery reserves the right to subsequently increase this quantity of tickets. Should additional tickets be introduced, prize levels and frequency of winning will be consistent with the following disclosures:
In вЂњ$1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFEвЂќ Instant Game, New Jersey allocated approximately 65% of the gross receipts to prizes. On the average, better than 1 in 5 wins a prize. Odds and number of winners may vary based on sales, distribution and claims. In a game of 12,960,000 tickets there are 1,296,000 of $2; 950,400 of $4; 129,600 of $5; 259,200 of $10; 43,200 of $15; 43,200 of $20; 25,920 of $25; 13,500 of $40; 15,120 of $100; 450 of $200; 81 of $1,000; 12 of $5,000; 6 of $10,000; 3 of $1,000/Week for Life. Odds and number of winners may vary based on sales, distribution and claims.
New Jersey Lottery Instant Game players are winning prizes ranging in amount from $15 up to $1 million. Here are the Lucky Locations where players purchased Top Prize winning tickets for this game.
How does 1000 a week for life work WIN $1,000 A WEEK FOR LIFE Game # 01182 Ticket Price: $2.00 Start Date: 9/30/13 Here’s How to Play Match any of YOUR NUMBERS to