FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021
CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS(850) 487-7727
TAMPA'S NEWEST MILLIONAIRE HAS
$1 MILLION REASONS TO SMILE THIS MONDAY
~ Player Wins Top Prize on BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off Game! ~
TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Gilberto Mons Toledano, 56, of Tampa, claimed a $1 million prize from the BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME Scratch-Off game at the Tampa District Office. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $880,000.00.
Mons Toledano purchased his winning ticket from New Way Food and Deli, located at 15202 Livingston Avenue in Lutz. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The BILLION DOLLAR GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in February and features four top prizes of $15 million ? the largest Scratch-Off top prize offered by the Florida Lottery. The game also offers 24 prizes of $1 million. The game?s overall odds of winning are one-in-2.59.
Players can also enter non-winning GOLD RUSH SUPREME tickets into the Gold Rush Supreme Bonus Play Promotion! In each of the eight drawings, one player will win a growing jackpot prize starting at $10,000, five players will each win $5,000, 15 players will each win $1,000, and 20 players will each win $500. For more information, visit www.flalottery.com.
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.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY
The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $39 billion to enhance education and sending more than 880,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $75.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.
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