Local man wins $1 million prize in lotto scratch-off game

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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.



 
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