MIAMI – A 57-year-old man has become a millionaire after playing the Gold Rush Limited scratch card game in Miami, the Florida Lottery announced this week.
Lottery officials said Guman Redoy of St. Joseph, Trinidad chose to receive his winnings as a one-time lump sum payment of $3,960,000.
Redoy purchased his winning ticket from Infoplace USA, 11401 Northwest 12th Street in Miami.
The company receives a bonus commission of $10,000 for the sale of the winning ticket.
“The lottery’s $20 scratch game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, features 32 grand prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million! On top of that, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000! GOLD RUSH LIMITED is offering 32 grand prizes totaling $5 million and 100 prizes totaling $1 million! What’s more, this ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes ranging from $1,000 to $100,000!” The Florida Lottery said in a press release.
“Scratch-off games are an important part of the lottery’s gaming portfolio, accounting for 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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