HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A $5 million jackpot is quite the summer highlight, and that’s what Beres Thompson is celebrating.
The Homestead man scored the top prize from the $5,000,000 Gold Rush Classic scratch-off game, Florida Lottery announced Tuesday.
Thompson took his winnings as a lump-sum payout of $3.55 million.
Lottery officials say he bought the $20 ticket from Downstairs at 10 Southwest 14th Avenue in Homestead.
The seller gets a $10,000 bonus commission.
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