TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Charles Gostomski, 56, of Dunnellon, claimed a $500,000 top prize from the BREAK THE BANK BINGO Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Gainesville District Office. He purchased his winning ticket from Joy Food Stores, located at 11716 North Williams Street in Dunnellon.
The $5 game, BREAK THE BANK BINGO, launched in April 2020 and offers six 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 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Payers can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.