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.