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Miami man wins million dollar prize playing Florida Lottery scratch-off game

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TALLAHASSEE - A Miami man won a million-dollar prize playing the Florida Lottery's GOLD RUSH LIMITED scratch-off game.

Jose Ramirez, 59, chose to receive his winnings in a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.

Ramirez bought his winning ticket at a Circle K on the Overseas Highway in Summerland Key. The store will receive a $2,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

The $20 game features 32 top prizes of $5 million and 100 prizes of $1 million. Additionally, it has more than 33,000 prizes of $1,000 to $100,000.

The game's overall odds of winning are 1-in-2.65.

CBS News Miami is your official Florida Lottery station.

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