A Florida woman has struck it rich after claiming a $1,000,000 prize on a Gold Rush Classic scratch-off ticket.
According to the Florida Lottery, Sonia Morrison, 58, of Hollywood, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Miami District Office. She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00.
Morrison purchased her winning ticket from Sierra Auto Center Inc., located at 331 23rd Street in Miami Beach. 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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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