Orlando man among 2 Floridians to claim $1 million prize from scratch-off game

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two Floridians each claimed a $1 million prize from the GOLD RUSH LIMITED scratch-off game.

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The Florida Lottery announced that Sonny Capobianco, 38, of Orlando, and Sharinet Lee, 43, of Gibsonton, claimed their prizes.

Capobianco chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000. He purchased his winning ticket at the 7-Eleven at 5650 Hansel Avenue in Edgewood, the Florida Lottery said.

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The store will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.

The Florida Lottery said Lee also chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.

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She purchased her winning ticket at Publix, located at 4900 West Kennedy Boulevard in Tampa. The supermarket will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.

The scratch-off ticket costs $20.

GOLD RUSH LIMITED features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million.

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Florida lottery officials said the ticket is filled with over 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.