Florida Lottery – Lora Tanouis Wins $1 Million

Pasco County Woman Goes For Gold And Wins $1 Million Playing The Gold Rush Limited Scratch-off Game

TallahasseeFL (STL.News) The Florida Lottery  announces that Lora Tanouis, 58, of New Port Rickey, claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00.

Tanouis purchased her winning ticket from AZ Shop, located at 6022 State Road 54 in New Port Richey.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The Lottery’s $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.