Mesa purchased his winning Gold Rush ticket at Quik Pik, 401 South 11th Street in Nebraska City. Scratching the ticket, he revealed one card that beat the DEALER’S CARD for a corresponding prize of $50,000.
There are three $50,000 prizes available in Gold Rush. Santana is the second person to claim a top prize to date. He plans to buy a boat using his winnings.
Gold Rush is a $5 Scratch game from the Nebraska Lottery that offers players the chance to win $1.2 million in cash prizes from $5 to $50,000. The odds of winning the top prize in Gold Rush are in 1 in 120,000, while the odds of winning any prize are 1 in 3.73.