RIVERVIEW MAN, (William Pugh, 56), CLAIMS $1 MILLION PRIZE FROM THE NEW $30 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION SCRATCH-OFF GAME

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TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that William Pugh, 56, of Riverview, claimed a $1 million prize from the new $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,000.00.

Pugh purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 3615 West Gandy Boulevard in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION game launched in February and features six top prizes of $15 million – the largest Scratch-Off top prize offered by the Florida Lottery. The game also offers 24 prizes of $1 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.60.

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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