Man wins top prize playing $5,000,000 gold rush doubler scratch-off game
8:51 PM, Dec 6, 2017
6:56 AM, Dec 7, 2017
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Lottery announces that Waldo Banks, 80, of Leesburg, claimed a top prize in the $5,000,000 Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,725,000.
Banks purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 10601 U.S. Highway 441 in Leesburg.
The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.