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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018

CONTACT: FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS

(850) 487-7727

JACKSONVILLE WOMAN CLAIMS $1 MILLION TOP PRIZE
PLAYING THE NEW GOLD RUSH CLASSIC SCRATCH-OFF GAME

TALLAHASSEE - The Florida Lottery announces that Mary Palacios, 60, of Jacksonville, claimed the first $1 million prize in the new GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. She chose to receive her prize in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00.

Palacios purchased her winning ticket from Shell, located at 3957 Hendricks Avenue in Jacksonville. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 game, GOLD RUSH CLASSIC, launched on October 8, and gives players the opportunity to win up to $5,000,000. Overall odds of winning are one-in-2.99.

Scratch-Offs are an important part of the Lottery's portfolio of games, generating more than $871 million for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF) in FY 2017-18, and comprising approximately 69 percent of ticket sales.

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The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $34 billion to education and sending more than 808,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 98 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Florida retailers and contributions to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $61.2 billion in prizes and made more than 2,000 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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