Pembroke Pines Man Wins $1.5 Million in Lottery Scratch-Off

The Florida Lottery announced Tuesday that a Pembroke Pines man claimed a million-dollar prize in the Monopoly $2,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

Walner Telfort, 54, claimed the top prize in Tallahassee. He chose to collect his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,540,000.

The Florida Lottery said Telfort bought the million-dollar ticket from the Faster 7 Food Store in Hollywood. The store will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The overall odds of winning the $10 scratch-off game are one-in-3.45.

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