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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

THURSDAY, JULY 16, 2020

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

PORT ST. LUCIE MAN CLAIMS TOP MILLION PRIZE FROM
THE $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Guido Chibas, 64, of Port St. Lucie, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the West Palm Beach District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,405,000.00.

Chibas purchased his winning ticket from Bayshore Corner Store, located at 1308 Southwest Bayshore Boulevard in Port St. Lucie. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $10 game, $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched in January 2019, and offers more than $246.8 million in prizes, including ten top prizes of $2 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.49.

Scratch-Off games are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales and generating more than $965 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2018-19.

To help protect employees and players during the COVID-19 outbreak, Florida Lottery Headquarters and district offices remain closed to the public until further notice. Players who have winning tickets are encouraged to utilize the Lottery's secured drop box located at each district office or mail tickets to Florida Lottery Headquarters or their nearest district office. All claim deadlines have been extended, giving players the option to hold on to winning tickets and wait to claim any prizes until Lottery offices reopen to the public. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com/closures.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $37 billion to education and sending more than 840,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $69 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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