MANATEE COUNTY MAN STRIKES GOLD, WINS $1 MILLION PLAYING THE
$5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME SCRATCH-OFF GAME
TALLAHASSEE- The Florida Lottery announces that Reginald Fields, 33, of Bradenton claimed a $1 million top prize from the $5 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.
Fields purchased his winning ticket from K & S Food Mart, located at 2615 9th Street West in Bradenton. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.
The $5 GOLD RUSH SUPREME game launched in January and features more than $199 million in cash prizes, including 24 top prizes of $1 million! The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.97.
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 $1.3 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in fiscal year 2020-21.
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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 $75.6 billion in prizes and made more than 3,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visitwww.flalottery.com.