Florida Lottery: Adam Charlton Won $15 Million

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Adam Charlton, 48, of Port Charlotte, claimed a $15 million top prize from the BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $13,200,000.00.

Charlton purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 3941 Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda.  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 features 24 prizes of $1 million. The overall odds of winning are one-in-2.59.