A Polk County man won big from the Florida Lottery. His top priority with his winnings? Mom.
Myrick claimed his prize at the Lottery’s Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to take his winnings in annual installments of $40,000 for 25 years. He purchased his ticket at the 7-Eleven located at 7040 Church Avenue North in Mulberry. The store will also receive $2,000 for selling the winning ticket.
Willie told the Florida Lottery
“I feel so blessed. The first thing I plan to do is use some of my winnings to take care of my mother.”
‘Gold Rush Limited’ is a $20 scratch-off game featuring prizes ranging from $20 to $5 million. There are still 68 of 100 $1 million prizes remaining. There are also still 22 of 32 top $5 million prizes remaining.