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Pinellas County man wins $1M from scratch-off ticket purchased at Clearwater Circle K

By Kaycee Sloan,


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WFLA) – A Pinellas County man is $1 million richer after purchasing a winning scratch-off ticket from Circle K.

On Tuesday, the Florida Lottery announced that Gregory Alexopoulos, 50, of Palm Harbor, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH scratch-off game. He claimed his prize at the Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

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According to the lottery, Alexopoulos purchased the scratch-off ticket from Circle K, located at 1499 South Belcher Road in Clearwater. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.

The $50 game, 500X THE CASH, features a top prize of $25 million – the largest prize ever offered on a Florida scratch-off game. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.

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