The Florida Lottery announces that James Smith, 53, of Jacksonville, claimed a $500,000 top prize in the $500,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 10401 Normandy Boulevard in Jacksonville.
The $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER, launched in January 2017, and features more than $182.8 million in prizes, including 44 top prizes of $500,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-4.23.
Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.