TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – A Plantation man has claimed a $1 million prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off-game.
Vincent Pugliese claimed his $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game.READ MORE: Pedestrian Fatalities In The US Reach Highest Level In 40 Years
He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00.
Pugliese plans to use his winnings to invest in real estate, but when asked what he was going to do first, he told the Lottery, “Today, we’re going fishing.”
Pugliese purchased his winning ticket from Publix, located at 550 North Pine Island Road in Plantation.READ MORE: College Grads Having No Problem Finding Work
The $20 Scratch-Off game, GOLD RUSH LIMITED, launched in September 2021 and features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million!
The game’s overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.
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