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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

MIAMI GARDENS MAN CLAIMS $1 MILLION PRIZE FROM THE
NEW $30 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Fitzgerald Metelus, 40, of Miami Gardens, claimed a $1 million prize from the new $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,000.00.

Metelus purchased his winning ticket from Walmart Liquor Box, located at 16205 South Military Trail in Delray Beach. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $30 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION game launched in February and features six 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-2.60.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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Saturday, June 15, 2019

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Wednesday, June 19, 2019

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