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Florida WAL-MART Shopper Leaves Store $1,000,000 Richer

August 28, 2020

By: Staff Report

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Lottery announces that Dora Maceda, of Miami, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $1,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Miami District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $705,000.00.

Maceda purchased her winning ticket from Walmart, located at 8400 Coral Way in Miami. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $5 game, $1,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in January 2019 and offers more than $200.5 million in prizes, including 32 top prizes of $1 million. The game’s overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.

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.

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