Florida man wins $1M from $5 scratch-off ticket purchased at gas station

A file image shows lottery scratch-off games in a display case. (Photo by Doug Jones/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images)

A Volusia County man became a millionaire this week after winning the top prize of $1,000,000 in the 50X Scratch-Off game.

Steven Lai, 59, of Orange City, picked up the ticket from the Orange City Shell on South Volusia Ave. The store will receive $2,000 for selling the winning scratch-off ticket.

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Lai decided to take his winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $805,000. 

Just last week a Miami Gardens man won $15,000,000 from a scratch-off game.