TALLAHASSEE , FLORIDA – The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Julia Jenkins, 43, of Dover, and Patricia Cosenza, 68, of St. Petersburg, each claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED game at the Lottery’s Tampa District Office.
Jenkins chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Brummeyer’s One Stop, located at 7208 Turkey Creek Road in Plant City. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Cosenza chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Publix, located at 5295 34th Street South in Saint Petersburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The Lottery’s $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Additionally, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000!
The $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in January 2021 and features more than $199 million in cash prizes, including 24 top prizes of $1 million! The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $41 billion to enhance education and sending more than 917,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $80.5 billion in prizes and made more than 3,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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