Two Florida Women Claim $1,000,000 Prizes On Scratch-Off Lottery

The Florida Lottery announced that Melinda Atkinson, 59, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million prize from the 200X THE CASH Scratch-Off game at the Jacksonville District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $890,000.00.

Atkinson purchased her winning ticket from Prime Time Food Store, located at 2952 Dunn Avenue in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, 200X THE CASH, launched in September 2020 and features more than $446 million in cash prizes, including ten top prizes of $5 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.96.

Shirley Mapp, 49, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Tampa District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00.

Mapp purchased her winning ticket from David & Hana Community Market, located at 3320 East Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99.

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.

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