Orlando man wins $5 million on lucky $20 scratch ticket

Scratch games for sale with PowerBall tickets at Best Beer, Wine and Deli in Gaithersburg, Md., U.S., January 11, 2015. In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic rocked state lotteries across the country. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty

An Orlando Man Turned $20 Into $5 Million After Winning Big On A Lucky Scratch Ticket!

Herbert Harris, Jr., 30, of Orlando, won the $5 million top prize for the GOLD RUSH LIMITED scratch game.

He elected to receive his winnings as a one-time lump sum payment of $3,960,000.

Harris purchased her winning ticket at the Right Way Food Store, located at 6700 North Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando. The store will receive a bonus commission of $2,000 for the sale of the winning ticket.

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The $20 scratch game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Plus, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000! The overall odds of winning the game are 1 in 2.65.

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Scratch games are a significant part of the Lottery’s gaming portfolio, accounting for approximately 75% of ticket sales and generating over $1.3 billion for the Education Improvement Trust Fund (EETF) over the past of the 2020-21 financial year.


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