The Florida Lottery announced that Jennifer Taylor, 51, of Riverview, claimed a $3 million top prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Taylor chose the one-time, lump-sum payment option for her winnings in the amount of $1,950,000. She purchased her winning ticket at 11679 Boyette Road in Riverview.
The $20 scratch-off game, Gold Rush Tripler, is the latest installment of the player favorite, Gold Rush Scratch-Off games. The game features four top prizes of $3 million and more than $5 million in prizes ranging from $20 to $500,000.
Gold Rush Tripler offers better odds of winning $30 to $500 compared to previous Gold Rush games, and the best odds ever to win $500,000. There are three $3 million top prizes and five $500,000 prizes remaining. The overall odds of winning are 1 in 2.95.
The Florida Lottery offers approximately 60 scratch-off games at any given time through vending machines or counter displays at more than 13,000 retailers statewide. Scratch-off games are an important part of the lottery’s portfolio of games, making up approximately 58 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $495 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2011-12.