TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – An Illinois woman’s trip to Florida recently got even better after she purchased a winning scratch-off ticket.
According to the Florida Lottery, 43-year-old Danelia Flores-Garcia of Beach Park, Illinois, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00.
The Florida Lottery says Flores-Garcia purchased her winning ticket from Greenacres Discount Food, located at 5390 10th Avenue North in Greenacres. The convenience store will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
The $20 scratch-off game launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99.