The Florida Lottery announced that Maureen Watson-Richards, of North Miami Beach, claimed a $1 million prize from the BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME scratch-off game at the Lottery’s Miami District Office.
The Miami-Dade County woman chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $880,000.00.
Watson-Richards purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 1700 Northeast Miami Gardens Drive in North Miami Beach. 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 four top prizes of $15 million. The game also features 24 prizes of $1 million. The overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.59.
Recently, there have been many 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.