Fort Walton Beach man claims $1 million prize from scratch-off ticket


FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A Fort Walton Beach man claimed a $1 million prize from the Florida Lottery.

They say Kevin Laws, 54, won on the $30 Gold Rush Special Edition scratch-off ticket bought at a Tom Thumb on Navarre Parkway in Navarre. Laws got his winnings in a lump-sum payment of $700,000.

Scratch-off Florida Lottery tickets generated more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund in 2017-2018.

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