The Florida Lottery announced that Richard Morgan, 57, of Homosassa, claimed a $15 million top prize from the new BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Gainesville District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $13,200,000.00.
Morgan purchased his winning ticket from Jiffy, located at 6241 West Cardinal Street in Homosassa. The retailer will receive a $30,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in February and features four top prizes of $15 million – the largest Scratch-Off top prize offered by the Florida Lottery. The game also offers 24 prizes of $1 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.59.
Players can also enter non-winning GOLD RUSH SUPREME tickets into the Gold Rush Supreme Bonus Play Promotion! In each of the eight drawings, one player will win a growing jackpot prize starting at $10,000, five players will each win $5,000, 15 players will each win $1,000, and 20 players will each win $500. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Payers can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.