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Tampa man claims Florida scratch-off top prize

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Officials with Florida Lottery announced Tuesday they had a winner of the third top prize in the $3 million Flamingo Fortune scratch-off game.

Douglas Fivehouse, 57, of Tampa, claimed his prize opting for the annuity payment option on his winnings.

He will receive $150,000 a year for 20 years, officials said.

He bought his ticket at a Publix on Anderson Road in Tampa.

Scratch-off games make about 60 percent of all  the Lottery ticket sales, officials said. 

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