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.