Homestead Man Strikes Gold, Wins $5 Million Playing Gold Rush Classic Scratch-Off Game

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A fortunate South Florida antheral is $5 cardinal richer aft playing and winning the Florida Lottery’s $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game.

Beres Thompson, of Homestead claimed the $5 cardinal prize from Florida Lottery Headquarters successful Tallahassee. He chose to person his winnings arsenic a one-time, lump sum outgo of $3,550,000.00, according to Florida Lottery officials.

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Thompson bought his winning summons from Downstairs, located astatine 10 Southwest 14th Avenue successful Homestead.

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The retailer volition person a $10,000 bonus committee for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched successful October 2018 and gives players the accidental to triumph up to $5,000,000. Overall likelihood of winning are one-in-2.99.

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