Indialantic Trust Claims Florida Lottery’s $2 Million Scratch-Off Game Prize
By Space Coast Daily // December 15, 2019
winning ticket sold in Melbourne
BREVARD COUNTY • INDIALANTIC, FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery announced that the Thanksgiving 2019 Trust, of Indialantic, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
They chose to receive their winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,405,000.00.
The winning Scratch-Off ticket was purchased at Sunshine Food Mart, located at 8020 North Wickham Road in Melbourne.
The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $10 game, $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in January and offers more than $246.8 million in prizes, including ten top prizes of $2 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.49.
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.
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