Area Man Claims Latest $500,000 Prize in Monopoly Scratch-off

Robert Bolinski, 45, of Mary Ester claimed a top prize in the $500,000 Monopoly Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.

Bolinski purchased his winning Scratch-Off ticket at Tom Thumb, located at 1209 East Miracle Strip Parkway in Fort Walton Beach.

Its not the first time he’s been a winner. “I recently won $5,000 on another Scratch-Off ticket, which prompted me to play again for a bigger prize,” Bolinski said. “I couldn’t believe I won again; I haven’t taken my eyes off the ticket since I realized it was worth $500,000.”

The $5 scratch off Monopoly game features six half million dollar top prizes. Two of these top prizes remain to be won.

The game features more than $71 million in total prizes and six top prizes of $500,000.. The overall odds of winning are one-in-4.01.