By: Amy Robinson | WCTV Eyewitness News
July 14, 2017
Photo: Florida Lottery
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Friday, the Florida Lottery announced that a Tallahassee man was the winner of a $1 million prize in the $5,000,000 GOLD RUSH DOUBLER Scratch-Off game.
The winner, Grady Rutland, 27, purchased the winning $20 ticket at the Murphy Express Gas Station at 3891 West Tennessee Street.
Lottery officials say the gas station will receive a $2,000 bonus commission for the winning ticket sale.
Officials say Rutland chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $745,000.