How does an extra grand a week for life sound? Just fine to Jacksonville scratch-off game winner — sort of

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Here's Emad Aljaber's winning $1,000 A Week For Life scratch-off ticket
Here's Emad Aljaber's winning $1,000 A Week For Life scratch-off ticket

Most people get paid every other week, but Emad Aljaber recently won the opportunity for an additional payday.

The 42-year-old Jacksonville man claimed a top prize in the $1,000 A Week For Life scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced Wednesday. But he opted not to wait every week and instead chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $930,000.

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Aljaber paid $2 for the ticket at the 8022 Herlong Road Quickway in Jacksonville.

This $1,000 A Week for Life scratch-off game launched last July and features eight top prizes. Aljaber's payday means four more remain, according to the Lottery's website.

This article originally appeared on Florida Times-Union: Jacksonville man wins Lottery's $1,000 A Week For Life scratch-off