A Port Charlotte man bought a scratch-off ticket, and it likely will change his life.
48-year-old Adam Charlton bought a “Billion Dollar Gold Rush Supreme” scratch-off ticket. The game is a $30 ticket. He won one of four top prizes the game has to offer, $15 million.
Charlton chose to receive his winnings at the Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee as a lump-sum payment of $13,200,000. He bought the ticket at the Publix located at 3941 Tamiami Trail in Punta Gorda. The store will receive $30,000 for selling the winning ticket.
There are still two $15 million top prizes to be found. Also, there are 16 of the 24 $1,000,000 prizes still available. There are prizes ranging from $30 to $15,000,000 available in the game that kicked off February 22, 2021.
What would you do if you won a prize this large? What would be your first big purchase?