Apopka man wins $1M from Florida Lottery scratch-off ticket

Robert White, 61, purchased ticket at Apopka Quick Serv

Robert White, 61, claimed the $1 million scratch-off prize after purchasing the ticket at a Quick Serv in Apopka, lottery officials said. (Florida Lottery)

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – A man from Apopka claimed a $1 million prize from a scratch-off ticket purchased at a grocery and convenience store in Seminole County, Florida Lottery officials announced in a news release on Monday.

Robert White, 61, claimed the prize from the $20 Gold Rush Limited ticket he purchased at the Quick Serve located on 9250 Bear Lake Road, according to lottery officials.

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White chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000 at the Florida Lottery’s Orlando District Office.

Quick Serve will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

The Gold Rush Limited scratch-off game, which launched in September 2021, features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million, lottery officials said.

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