Miami-Dade County Man Wins Top Prize Of $5 Million Playing The $20 Gold Rush Limited Scratch-Off Game

December 15, 2023 | Lottery News

TALLAHASSEE, Florida (December 14, 2023) – Today, the Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Rodolfo Lima, 51, of Hialeah, claimed a $5 million top prize from the $20 GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee.

Florida Lottery $20 Gold Rush Limited $1 Million Winning Ticket

He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $3,960,000.00.

Lima purchased his winning ticket from Cafe Espana Restaurant, located at 498 West 28th Street in Hialeah. The retailer will receive a $10,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

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! Additionally, this ticket is filled with more than 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 72 percent of ticket sales in fiscal year 2022-2023.

Since inception, Scratch-Off games have generated more than $18.39 billion for the Educational Enhancement Trust Fund (EETF).


The Florida Lottery is responsible for contributing more than $45 billion to enhance education and sending more than 983,000 students to college through the Bright Futures Scholarship Program.

The Florida Lottery reinvests 99 percent of its revenue into Florida’s economy through prize payouts, commissions to more than 13,500 Lottery retailers, and transfers to education.

Since 1988, Florida Lottery games have paid more than $91.2 billion in prizes and made more than 3,800 people millionaires. For more information, please visit

SOURCE: Florida Lottery.

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