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Illinois woman wins $1 million lottery prize in Florida

Danelia Flores-Garcia of Beach Park, Ill., won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket during a visit to Florida. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
Danelia Flores-Garcia of Beach Park, Ill., won a $1 million prize from a scratch-off lottery ticket during a visit to Florida. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo

June 3 (UPI) -- An Illinois woman found her trip to Florida was a profitable endeavor when she won a $1 million jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket.

The Florida Lottery said Danelia Flores-Garcia, 43, of Beach Park, Ill., was visiting Florida when she purchased a $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket from the Greenacres Discount Food store in Greenacres.

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The ticket turned out to be a $1 million jackpot winner.

Flores-Garcia chose to take her winnings as a $710,000 lump sum payment.

Greenacres Discount Food was awarded a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

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