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Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Winter Haven man wins $5 million on scratch-off ticket

Posted By on Wed, May 26, 2021 at 11:24 AM

click to enlarge A Winter Haven man won $5 million on a scratch-off ticket. - ADOBE
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  • A Winter Haven man won $5 million on a scratch-off ticket.

A 28-year-old Winter Haven man hit it big on a scratch-off ticket that he purchased from a Davenport gas station.

The $20 "200x The Cash" ticket paid out its maximum prize to James Fuchs, who claimed it at Orlando's lottery office. Fuchs purchased the ticket at the Discount Beverage at 304 U.S. Highway 17-92 North. The station will receive a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.



Fuchs took the one-time lump-sum payment of $4,500,000. Coincidentally, the Orlando Weekly is accepting donations to continue to bring important news and entertainment coverage to the people of Central Florida. And you didn't hear this from us, but charitable donations can be used to offset tax obligations.

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