The Florida Lottery announced that Edward Haggerty, of Leesburg, claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED scratch-off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
The Lake County man chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00.
Haggerty purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 2211 North Citrus Boulevard in Leesburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
The $20 scratch-off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million. Additionally, this ticket is filled with more than 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.
Recently, there have been a few millionaire winners around Florida, including a Palm Beach County resident, and a St. Lucie County resident. A Hendry County resident recently won $1,000 a week for life. A Polk County resident from Lakeland won $2 million from a scratch-off.
Other scratch-off lottery recent winners include a Volusia County resident from DeLand, a Lake County resident from Groveland, another Lake County man from Astatula, a Seminole County resident from Longwood, another Seminole County resident from Sanford, an Osceola County resident from Kissimmee, a Santa Rosa County resident from Navarre, another Volusia County resident from DeLand, a Broward County resident from Oakland Park, and a St. Lucie County resident from Ft. Pierce.
Another Kissimmee resident won $2 million playing Powerball. A Riviera Beach resident also recently won $4 million playing Mega Millions.