Duval County man hits it big with $1 million prize playing the 500X The Cash Scratch-Off game

Matthew Gordon of Jacksonville was the big winner of $1 million.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Lottery announced on Monday, Feb. 13, that Matthew Gordon, 31, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million prize from the 500X The Cash Scratch-Off game. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $820,000.


Gordon purchased his winning ticket from Riverwalk BP, located at 1304 Prudential Dr. in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $50 game, 500X The Cash, features a top prize of $25 million -- the largest ever offered on a Florida Scratch-Off game -- and the best odds to become an instant millionaire! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-4.50.