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Pompano man, 76, cashes $1M scratch-off ticket

By Nick Sortal

12:35 PM EST, February 13, 2013

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Francis Fassea, 76, of Pompano Beach, claimed the final $1 million top prize in the $1,000,000 Wishes Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. 

Fassea chose to receive the winnings through an annual payment of $50,000 for 20 years.  He purchased his ticket at Super Stop, located at 1801 NE 45th St. in Fort Lauderdale.

 The $10 Scratch-Off game, $1,000,000 Wishes, is one of five themed Scratch-Off games the Lottery launched during the holiday season.  $1,000,000 WISHES offered three top prizes of $1 million.