East Naples man wins $1M in Florida lottery

Gordon Decker is the latest person to win the Florida Lottery's 'Billion Dollar Blockbuster' scratch-off game. Decker claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Wednesday. The winning ticket was purchased at a Naples Publix. Decker chose the one-time, lump sum payment. He will take home $650,000.

Gordon Decker is the latest person to win the Florida Lottery's 'Billion Dollar Blockbuster' scratch-off game. Decker claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Wednesday. The winning ticket was purchased at a Naples Publix. Decker chose the one-time, lump sum payment. He will take home $650,000.

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— An East Naples man scored a blockbuster hit.

The Florida Lottery announced today that Billion Dollar Blockbuster Scratch-Off winner Gordon Decker of East Naples, claimed a $1 million prize at Florida Lottery headquarters. This marks the 29th winner to claim a $1 million prize in the popular scratch-off game; 91 $1 million prizes remain.

According to Florida Lotto officials, Decker chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for his winnings in the amount of $650,000. The winning ticket was purchased from Publix in Kings Lake Square, located at 4860 Davis Blvd. in East Naples.

The $20 scratch-off game, Billion Dollar Blockbuster, offers the highest cash payout of any game in Florida Lottery history. The game launched on Feb. 24, 2009, and features more than $1 billion in prizes, including 10 instant-win prizes of $10 million. To date, the game has awarded more than $234.9 million in prizes.

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