TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Daymion Baker, 44, of Pensacola, claimed the first $500,000 top prize from the $500,000 "Cash Blast" scratch-off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Tom Thumb, located at 1802 Creighton Road in Pensacola. 

The $5 game, $500,000 "Cash Blast," features six top prizes of $500,000 and more than $58 million in total cash prizes.

Scratch-offs generate more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprise about 69 percent of ticket sales.