A 28-year-old Orlando man claimed a $1 million prize from a scratch-off that he purchased at a local Publix grocery store.
On Thursday, the Florida Lottery announced that Julio Silverio-Gonzalez claimed a $1 million prize at the organization’s headquarters in Tallahassee.
Silverio-Gonzalez won the money after purchasing a GOLD RUSH DOUBLER scratch-off game. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $685,000.
Silverio-Gonzalez purchased the winning ticket from the Publix located at 409 South Chickasaw Trail in Orlando. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
The GOLD RUSH DOUBLER game features more than $188 million in cash prizes, including 28 prizes of $1 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-3.98.