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$5 scratch off ticket earns Jacksonville woman $1 million

Posted: 8:10 AM, Dec 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-10 08:13:57-05
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- A lucky purchase at a Jacksonville-area Publix store has paid off for one woman.

According to the Florida Lottery, Ursula Honderick of Jacksonville purchased her "$1,000,000 Gold Rush Classic" scratch off ticket for $5 at a Publix in Orange Park.

The ticket turned out to be one of 32 grand prize $1 million tickets.

She chose to accept a one-time payment of $705,000.

The store earned a $2,000 bonus comission for selling the ticket.

Another jackpot ticket in the same game was claimed in Sarasota in October, and in Sebring in February.