A Florida man has one million reasons to smile after striking gold on a $30 Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket.
The Florida Lottery Announced that Glenn Shukas, 70, of Largo, claimed a $1 million prize from the BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $880,000.00.
Shukas purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 857 West Bay Drive in Largo. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $30 BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game launched in February 2021 and features 4 top prizes of $15 million! The game also features 24 prizes of $1 million. The overall odds of winning are one-in-2.59.
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. Additionally, since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $17.06 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).
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