A Florida man hit the jackpot in the Gold Rush Classic scratch-off game.
TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Lottery announced that Wadsonley Lubin of Lakeland claimed a $1 million top prize from the $20 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off game. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.
The winning scratch-off ticket for Lubin on Wednesday came four days after his 29th birthday.
Lubin is the second $1 million winner from Polk County this week. On Thursday, it was announced Ana Beltran of Haines City hit the $1 million jackpot in the $5 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off game.
Lubin purchased his winning ticket from Broadway Food Mart, located at 1000 N. Combee Road in Lakeland. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.
The $20 Gold Rush Classic game launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5 million. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99.
This story originally published to theledger.com, and was shared to other Florida newspapers in the GateHouse Media network.