Jacksonville man wins $500,000 in Florida Lottery scratch-off game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville man is half a million dollars richer after winning the top prize in the Break the Bank Bingo scratch-off game.

Jacksonville resident Anthony Clarke, 52 won $500,000 in the game after purchasing his $5 ticket at the Dunn Food Store at 10696 Biscayne Boulevard.

The Break the Bank game began last April and offers relatively good odds to win a prize (1 in 3.98 tickets yields a prize). The game offers more than $41 million in cash prizes. Scratch-off tickets are 69% of the Lottery’s portfolio.

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Justin Barney joined News4Jax in February 2019, but he’s been covering sports on the First Coast for more than 20 years.