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Palm Coast woman claims top prize in $500K lottery scratch-off

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PALM COAST, Fla. – A 64-year-old Palm Coast woman is $500,000 richer thanks to Florida Lottery scratch-off game.

Rosemarie Ismaili purchased her winning $500,000 Gold Rush Doubler scratch-off ticket at a Publix on Palm Coast Parkway Northeast in Palm Coast. 

The $5 Scratch-Off game, $500,000 Gold Rush Doubler, launched in January, and features more than $182.8 million in prizes, including 44 top prizes of $500,000. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.98.

Scratch-off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 68 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $784 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2016-17.