Luis Ruiz Diaz, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Ruiz Diaz purchased his ticket at M & S Food Store, located at 4400 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek.
The $20 scratch-off game, Gold Rush Tripler, is the latest installment of the popular Gold Rush games. There are two top prizes of $3 million and five prizes of $500,000 remaining.
Scratch-Off games make up about 60 percent of ticket sales.
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