Leesburg Man Wins $1,000,000 One Month After Getting Engaged

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA  -The Florida Lottery (Lottery) announces that Brian Nelson, 26, of Leesburg, claimed a $1 million prize from the new GOLD RUSH LIMITED Scratch-Off game at Lottery Headquarters in Tallahassee. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $795,000.00. Nelson made the trip to Tallahassee with his fiancee of one month, Emily Pelton. “You won’t believe what he’s most excited about buying with his winnings,” Pelton told the Lottery. Nelson laughed and said, “I’m just looking forward to upgrading to an electric toothbrush and splurging on a good pair of flip flops.” Nelson purchased his