Scratch Off Ticket Sold In Orlando Scores One Million Dollars

The winner was from Sarasota.

October 8, 2019

A scratch-off ticket sold at Suncoast Energy at 5928 Butler National Drive in Orlando scored $1,000,000 for 27-year-old Sarasota resident Christopher Van Brandt. He purchased the winning ticket for $30. The Gold Rush special edition scratch-off game has the potential of bringing in up to $15,000,000. 

According to, Van Brandt chose to receive his earnings in a lump sum payment, giving him a one-time payout of $700,000. 

The store also received a $2000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.