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Homosassa man claims $15 million in scratch-off game

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Posted at 12:42 PM, Mar 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-19 12:42:28-04

HOMOSASSA, Fla.  — A 57-year-old Homosassa man won $15 million from a new scratch-off game, the Florida Lottery announced on Friday.

Richard Morgan took a one-time, lump-sum of $13,200,000. According to a press release, Morgan bought the ticket from Jiffy, located at 6241 West Cardinal Street in Homosassa.

Jiffy will get $30,000 for selling the winning ticket.

The new BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in February. It features four top prizes of $15 million, the largest scratch-off prize offered by the Florida Lottery. It also features 24 prizes of $1 million.

Non-winning tickets from the game can be entered into the Gold Rush Supreme Bonus Play Promotion. In each of the eight drawings, one player will win a growing jackpot prize starting at $10,000, five players will each win $5,000, 15 players will each win $1,000, and 20 players will each win $500.