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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2022

CONTACT:
FLORIDA LOTTERY COMMUNICATIONS
(850) 487-7727
communications@flalottery.com

POLK COUNTY MAN MAKES A PIT STOP
AT THE LOCAL 7-ELEVEN AND WALKS OUT A MILLIONAIRE

TALLAHASSEE -The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Willie Myrick Jr., 57, of Lakeland, claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings in annual installments of $40,000 a year for 25 years.

For Myrick, the $1 million prize is more than a lucky strike; it's a way for him to give back to his family. "I feel so blessed," Myrick told the Lottery. "The first thing I plan to do is use some of my winnings to take care of my mother."

Myrick purchased his winning ticket from 7-Eleven, located at 7040 Church Avenue North in Mulberry. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

The $20 Scratch-Off game, www.flalottery.com.GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and 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! The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.

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.

ABOUT THE FLORIDA LOTTERY

The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $41 billion to enhance education and sending more than 917,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program. The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue back into Florida's economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,000 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education. Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $80.5 billion in prizes and made more than 3,500 people millionaires. For more information, please visit www.flalottery.com.

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