SANTA FE SPRINGS ( — A Southern California woman has reason to celebrate this holiday season after becoming the latest $1 million winner in the $250 Million Cash Spectacular Scratchers game.

Maria Sanchez claimed her prize Christmas Eve at the lottery’s Santa Fe Springs office, officials reported on the California State Lottery website

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Sanchez, who described herself as a regular Scratchers player, said she had not yet decided what to do with her winnings.

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The winning ticket was sold at an ampm store located on Imperial Highway in Whittier. The retailer is expected to receive a $5,000 bonus, the website stated.

“Overall game odds of winning a prize are 1 in 3.50. Odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 1.2 million,” the statement said.

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