The Florida Lottery has announced that Waldo Banks, 80, of Leesburg, has claimed a top prize in the $5 million Gold Rush Doubler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3.725 million.
Banks purchased his winning ticket at Publix, located at 10601 U.S. Hwy. 441 in Leesburg.
The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.