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Posted June 7, 2011 | comments Leave a comment

*Gore woman wins $1 million Virginia Lottery prize

Daily Staff Report

WINCHESTER -- A Gore woman has won $1 million in the Virginia Lottery's $70 Million Payout Spectacular game.

Alice Turner and her husband bought the ticket at the 7-Eleven at 2035 Northwestern Pike in Winchester.

The $1 million prize is an annuity paid out over 25 years. Turner chose to take the cash option of $642,000 before taxes.

The store receives a $10,000 bonus from the Lottery for selling the winning ticket.

The Payout Spectacular is one of dozens of scratch-off games offered by the lottery. The game started with more than $70 million in total prizes, ranging from $10 all the way up to eight top prizes of $1 million. There are still four million-dollar tickets unclaimed.

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