Three lucky Florida Lottery scratch-off jackpot winners were announced last week, raking in a combined total of $7 million in winnings!
On Thursday, the Florida Lottery announced that Franklin Winberry Sr., 68, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Jacksonville District Office. He received his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
Winberry purchased his winning ticket from J and J Food Store, located at 632 Beach Boulevard in Jacksonville Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
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Then on Friday, two winners were announced. Connie Shover, 64, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.00.
Shover purchased her winning ticket from Cravings Marketplace at 12320 Four Oaks Road in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Also on Friday, the Florida Lottery announced Corday Hamilton, 31, of Bradenton, claimed a $5 million top prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,960,000.00.
Hamilton purchased his winning ticket from Publix at 501 North Beneva Road in Sarasota. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Additionally, this ticket is filled with more than 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 77 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2021-2022. Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.69 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
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