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Port St. Lucie man wins $2 million playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

Ticket purchased at Bayshore Corner Store
Florida Lottery warns players of online scam
Posted at 12:52 PM, Jul 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-16 12:52:56-04

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A Port St. Lucie man just hit the jackpot, winning $2 million on a Florida Lottery scratch-off game.

Guido Chibas, 64, of Port St. Lucie, recently claimed the top prize playing the $2,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC game, according to lottery officials.

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Chibas purchased his winning ticket from Bayshore Corner Store, located at 1308 Southwest Bayshore Blvd. in Port St. Lucie.

Officials said the retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.

Chibas chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of more than $1.4 million.

The game's overall odds of winning are one-in-3.49. However, the odds of winning $2 million are 1-in-3,360,000.