JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A Florida man won big with a scratch off on Thursday.
Gregory Wojciechowski, claimed a $1 million prize after playing the Gold Rush Limited Scratch-Off Game.
The 62-year-old decided to collect his prize as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000. He purchased his golden ticket from a 7-Eleven in Middleburg.
And he isn't the only winner! The store will receive a $2,000 bonus because they sold the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Gold Rush Limited costs $20 to play with the chance to win 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million, according to the Florida Lottery. The ticket is also filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000. The game launched in September 2021.
Scratch Off games make up 75% of Florida Lottery ticket sales. Scratch-Off's raise over $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year, according to the Lottery.