~ Players From Lakeland and Zephyrhills Become Millionaires Playing the Florida Lottery! ~
Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery announces that Kimberly Franklin, 63, of Lakeland and Gary Moore, 61, of Zephyrhills each claimed $1 million Scratch-Off top prizes at the Tampa District Office.
Franklin claimed a $1 million top prize playing the $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off ticket and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $880,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Dad’s Supermarket Meatmarket LLC, located at 1510 Kathleen Road in Lakeland. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Moore claimed a $1 million prize playing THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $790,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from B&N Market, located at 4700 28th Street North in St. Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in January and features more than $199 million in cash prizes, including 24 top prizes of $1 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.
The $30 game, THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000, launched in February 2020 and features 155 top prizes of $1,000,000 and over $948 million in cash prizes! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.79.
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.