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Lutz man wins $1 million playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Posted at 12:27 PM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 12:27:32-05

The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Keith Anderson, 49, of Lutz, claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00.

Anderson purchased his winning ticket from Lutz Petroleum, located at 18215 US Highway 41 North in Lutz. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The Lottery’s $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Additionally, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000!

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.