Jacksonville woman turns $5 into $500,000 playing Florida Lottery’s GOLD RUSH Scratch-Off game

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The Florida Lottery announces that Flora Demps, 46, of Jacksonville, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 GOLD RUSH Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She purchased her winning ticket from Stop N Shop, located at 3625 Townsend Boulevard in Jacksonville.

The $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 GOLD RUSH, launched in January 2015. The game offers more than 7.5 million prizes ranging from $5 to $10,000 and top prizes of $500,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 65 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $734 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2015-16.

 

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