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Bonifay resident wins big on Florida lottery

Staff Report

HOLMES COUNTY MAN CLAIMS $1 MILLION TOP PRIZE

PLAYING THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Lane Strobel, 47, of Bonifay, claimed a $1 million top prize from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $790,000.00.

Strobel purchased his winning ticket from Friendly Mini Mart, located at 1080 North U.S. Highway 79 in Bonifay. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.

Florida Lottery

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.