Published: Dec 16, 2011 6:55 PM EST
Updated: Dec 17, 2011 12:08 AM EST

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla.- A North Fort Myers family is celebrating. Friday morning, they won the Publisher's Clearing House Sweepstakes. 

WINK News got the rare, behind-the-scenes peak of how the Prize Patrol works.

Linda Knisley is $10,000 richer. She and her husband are from Michigan, but spend the winter in North Fort Myers. Linda entered the sweepstakes online and was picked randomly to win the money. The retiree says this is a fantastic way to celebrate the holidays.

To win the sweepstakes, you have enter the contest and you can do it online by clicking here. The winner is chosen randomly.