Panama City man wins $1 million in scratch-off game

The Exxon at the corner of 23rd Street and Jenks Avenue in Panama City recently sold a scratch-off ticket worth $1 million. The prize was claimed by a Panama City Man days before he turns 44.

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Florida Lottery, Zebulun Johnson-Barnes, 43, of Panama City, claimed a $1 million prize in the $10,000,000 WORLD CLASS CASH scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Johnson-Barnes turns 44 on Friday according to a news release from the Florida Lottery. He took his winnings in a lump-sum payment of $748,000 before taxes.

Johnson-Barnes bought his ticket at the Exxon located at 128 West 23rd Street in Panama City. That's at the corner of Jenks Avenue and 23rd Street.

Odds of winning one of the $1 million prizes in the $25 game are 1-in-620,870.