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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021

CONTACT:
FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727
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LAKE COUNTY MAN WINS $1 MILLION ONE MONTH AFTER GETTING ENGAGED

TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Brian Nelson, 26, of Leesburg, claimed a $1 million prize from the new GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00.

Nelson made the trip to Tallahassee with his fiancee of one month, Emily Pelton. "You won't believe what he's most excited about buying with his winnings," Pelton told the Lottery. Nelson laughed and said, "I'm just looking forward to upgrading to an electric toothbrush and splurging on a good pair of flip flops."

Nelson purchased his winning ticket from Quik Mart, located at 11100 California Street in Leesburg. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The Lottery's newest $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! Additionally, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000!

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.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $40 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 $77.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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Winning Numbers
Powerball with Double Play

Monday, December 6, 2021

3-21-38-50-59-6-x3

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

$291 Million

Winning Numbers

8-15-27-55-66-17

Mega Millions

Friday, December 3, 2021

22-45-48-58-61-13-x5

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

$122 Million

Florida Lotto with Double Play and EZmatch

Saturday, December 4, 2021

9-15-19-20-24-47

Next Jackpot:

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

$7.25 Million


10-12-24-27-37-48

Monday, December 6, 2021

19-25-42-52-55-1

Top Prize:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

$1,000/Day for Life

Friday, December 3, 2021

2-5-6-27-37-44

Next Jackpot:

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

$250,000

Monday, December 6, 2021

13-22-30-32-35

Pick 5

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -8-3-9-8-66

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -3-6-5-2-45

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -3-3-8-66

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -7-4-0-75

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -2-4-76

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -5-4-85

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -4-66

Monday, December 6, 2021

 -4-15