Wayne Gaulding (left) poses with his son and oversized check after
claiming a top prize in the $500,000 HOLIDAY MILLIONS Scratch-Off game.
The Florida Lottery announces that Wayne Gaulding, 65, of Jacksonville, claimed a top prize in the $500,000 HOLIDAY MILLIONS Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Welcome Food Store, located at 11531 San Jose Boulevard, Suite 15 in Jacksonville.
The $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 HOLIDAY MILLIONS, launched in October, and features more than 2.9 million prizes, including eight top prizes of $500,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.06.
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.