Kentucky Lottery player wins $3M top prize from scratch-off

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A $3 million top prize had now been claimed from the Kentucky Lottery’s Gold Rush Scratch-off ticket, lottery officials reported Sept. 11. The winner claimed the winning ticket Sept. 10 and declined to comment, wishing to remain anonymous.

The winner revealed the number 38 on the ticket, to win the $3 million prize.

The winner chose to take the game’s lump sum payment of $2,514,835. Winners of $3 million have the option of receiving $150,000 per year for 20 years or a lump sum cash payment of $2,514,835 less minimum required taxes.

The $30 Gold Rush ticket was purchased at W2BP in Radcliff. The retailer will receive a $25,148 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The $30 Gold Rush game has two $3,000,000 top prizes remaining.

This prize ties with the largest prize ever awarded — there was a $3 million top prize offered on the $30 Break Fort Knox ticket which was released in February 2019. There are still three top prize remaining on the Break Fort Knox game.

For more information on the Gold Rush game, visit: https://www.kylottery.com/apps/scratch_offs/games/GoldRush_761