Sylvanis Brice (48, Clewiston) wins $5 million from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off


~ 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 Players can still utilize the secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or a district office.