SARASOTA COUNTY, FL. – The Florida Lottery announced that Yorky Leon, 37, of Venice, claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at the Lottery’s Fort Myers District Office.
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $880,000.00.
Leon purchased his winning ticket from Wawa, located at 2970 Executive Drive in Venice.
The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in January and features more than $199 million in cash prizes, including 24 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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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