Jacksonville man claims $1 million from Florida Lottery scratch-off game

By Carianne Luter - Social Media Producer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - A local man hit the jackpot on Thursday after purchasing the winning $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game. 

Fredy Carachure Quintero, 35, of Jacksonville, purchased his winning ticket from Crazy 8 Food Store, located at 1245 Broward Road in Jacksonville, according to the Florida Lottery.

The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Quintero declined the opportunity to take a photo. 

Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99

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