FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The wins keep coming for South Florida lottery players.
Owen Dawkins, 62, of Fort Lauderdale, is the latest big winner, claiming a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off.
Florida Lottery officials said he decided to receive his winnings as a lump-sum payment of $710,000.
Dawkins bought his lucky $20 ticket from Shop Smart in Pompano Beach (535 Northeast 24th Street). That store is rewarded with a $2,000 bonus commission.
On Monday, lottery officials announced that a Miami man had won a $5 million top prize on a different scratch-off.
OTHER LOCAL LOTTERY WINS