Polk man claims $3M prize in Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 21, 2016, 4:00 PM EDT

A 35-year-old Mulberry man recently claimed a $3 million top prize from a $20 scratch-off lottery ticket, the Florida Lottery said Tuesday.

  • Polk man claims $3M top prize from lottery scratch-off game
  • He chose lump-sum payment of $2.36M
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Jason Busby chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,359,392.16. He bought the winning ticket from Get N Go at 2805 Shepherd Road in Lakeland.

The Florida Lottery also said Tuesday that Jose Magenst, 58, of Tampa claimed the top prize of $500,000 in the Monopoly scratch-off game.

He bought his winning ticket from the 7-Eleven store at 4001 West Waters Ave. in Tampa.