The Florida Lottery announces that Pamela Gaskin, 67, of Fort Lauderdale, and Frank Tuzzo, 35, of Hollywood, each claimed Scratch-Off prizes from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game.
Gaskin won a top prize of $5 million and chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,960,000.00. She purchased her winning ticket from Star America Food and Deli, located at 2656 East Oakland Park Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale.
The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
Tuzzo won $1 million and chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00. He purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 4121 West Commercial Boulevard in Tamarac. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The Lottery’s $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Additionally, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000! The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.