As always, the Florida Lottery is back with a huge announcement of an enormous win and this time, the lucky winner is from Homosassa. The lottery officials are extremely happy about the latest win as a player has managed to become very rich after playing one of their games.
The lottery officials have confirmed that the name of the winner of the huge prize is Richard Morgan who is a 57-year-old man from Homosassa.
The player is now among the wealthiest in the city as he ended up winning a whopping prize of $15 million. The player’s luck knocked on his door as he went for one of the latest games added by the Florida Lottery into its catalog. The name of the new lottery game introduced by Florida Lottery is “Billion Dollar Gold Rush Supreme”.
This game has been introduced by the Florida Lottery with the aim to offer lottery players an extra opportunity to win huge prizes and become millionaires in a blink of an eye.
The game has been inducted as one of the top scratch-off games that are currently offered in abundance by the Florida Lottery.
The officials have also confirmed that the winner of the $15 million prizes had managed to secure his lucky ticket at one of the dropboxes located at the district office of Gainesville.
As part of FL Lottery’s prize claim policy, Richard Morgan could go for the annuity plan and receive a portion of the money every year, or he could go for the one-time lump sum payment.
The player decided to go with the latter option and took home total prize money of $13.2 million.
The officials have confirmed that Morgan had purchased his top prize-winning ticket from Jiffy. The Jiffy store is located at 6241 West Cardinal Street, Homosassa.
It is confirmed that the retailer will also be receiving a hefty amount in the form of a bonus commission for selling the top prize-winning ticket. The bonus commission that the Jiffy store is going to receive is $30,000.
The recently turned millionaire, Richard Morgan was extremely happy and thrilled about his win. He could not believe that he had managed to win such a hefty prize from playing the instant scratch-off game for the first time.
The player stated that he had too many things on his wish list that have just been upgraded with more luxury and adventure. However, Morgan stated that the first thing he is going to do is make sure that a decent portion of his prize money goes towards charitable causes.
Even the manager of the Jiffy store was very excited about a player turning millionaire after purchasing a ticket from their store. He congratulated Morgan for his win and wished him the best of luck as well as advising him not to get too much carried away with the money.