South Florida woman scores $1 million lottery prize

This scratch-off revealed a $1 million prize for a Hollywood resident. (Photo courtesy of Florida Lottery)

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – South Florida has its first big lottery score of 2022, with a Hollywood woman revealing a $1 million prize on a scratch-off.

Florida Lottery says Sonia Morrison, 58, claimed a $710,000 lump sum payout after playing the $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic game.

Morrison bought her $20 ticket from Sierra Auto Center Inc. at 331 23rd Street in Miami Beach.

The seller receives a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the lucky scratcher.

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