PLANT CITY MAN, Rafael Silva Gonzalez, CLAIMS $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE PLAYING THE NEW $10 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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PLANT CITY MAN CLAIMS $2 MILLION TOP PRIZE 
PLAYING THE NEW $10 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC SCRATCH-OFF GAME 

TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Rafael Silva Gonzalez, 57, of Plant City, claimed a $2 million top prize in the new $10 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,405,000.00.

Silva Gonzalez purchased his winning ticket from Presco, located at 2409 West Trapnell Road in Plant City. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in January and offers more than $246.8 million in prizes, including ten top prizes of $2 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.49.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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