~ Player Wins From the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off Game ~
TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Lottery announces that Sylvanis Brice, 48, of Clewiston, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off using secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,550,000.00.
Brice purchased his winning ticket from Shamrock Corner Store LLC, located at 1993 Davidson Road in Clewiston. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $20 game, $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in October 2018 and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99.
Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery’s portfolio of games, comprising approximately 75 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $1 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2019-20.
Florida Lottery offices are currently open to the public by appointment only for players with prizes valued at $600 or more. Players can request a claim appointment at Headquarters and district offices through the Lottery’s website, at www.flalottery.com/howToClaim. Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.