John Dolas poses with his oversized check after claiming a top prize
in the $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game.
The Florida Lottery announces that John Dolas, 48, of Port St. Lucie, claimed a top prize in the $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,600,000.00.
Dolas purchased his winning ticket from the Circle K Gas Station, located at 2902 Southwest Port St. Lucie Boulevard in Port St. Lucie. 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 65 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $734 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2015-16.