Man turns stop at grocery store into $5 million lottery jackpot
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 5:23 PM EDT
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (Gray News) - A Delaware man turned a trip to the grocery store into a $5 million lottery jackpot.
According to the Florida Lottery, 66-year-old Peter Sullivan hit the $5 million top prize from the Gold Rush Limited scratch-off game after purchasing the ticket at a Publix supermarket in Delray Beach.
Lottery officials said the Delaware resident claimed his prize as a one-time lump sum payment of $3,960,000.
The Publix store will also receive a $2,000 commission for selling the winning ticket.
Florida officials said the $20 Gold Rush Limited game launched in September 2021. It features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million.
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