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The Florida Lottery announces that Maria Lezcano, 59, of Naples, claimed a $1 million prize from the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC Scratch-Off game using a secured drop box located at the Fort Myers District Office.

She chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $710,000.00.

Lezcano purchased her winning ticket from Sunoco Gas Station, located at 11825 Collier Boulevard in Naples. The retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

Richard Speights, of Cape Coral, also claimed $1 million top prizes from THE FASTEST ROAD TO $1,000,000 Scratch-Off game.

Speights purchased his winning ticket from South 41 Bingo, located at 12011 South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. Each retailer will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for selling the winning Scratch-Off ticket.

This article was written by Melvin Vigo~ Melvin Vigo is Beasley Media Group's Fort Myers Digital Program Director. He's a sucker for ice cream and a good Netflix show. When he's not working, he's probably napping, watching endless Tik Tok videos or at the dog beach. Because why not? You can connect with Melvin on Instagram @mr.hernanlugo