The Florida Lottery announces that Garrett McKie, 28, of Jacksonville, claimed a top prize in the $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
McKie chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1.6 million. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 1075 Oakleaf Plantation Parkway in Orange Park. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 Scratch-Off game, $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER, launched in January, and features more than $206.5 million in prizes and more than 8.2 million winning tickets. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.41.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.