New Port Richey Man Anthony Pesce Claims $1 Million Prize From The Florida Lottery

New Port Richey Man Claims $1 Million Prize From The $15,000,000 Gold Rush Special Edition Scratch-off Game

TALLAHASSEE, FL (STL.News)  The Florida Lottery announces that Anthony Pesce, 31, of New Port Richey, claimed a $1 million prize from the $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,000.00.

Pesce purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 1324 U.S. Highway 19 in Holiday.  The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $15,000,000 GOLD RUSH SPECIAL EDITION game launched in February 2019 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.