LUTZ, Fla. - Feras Al Younes was running on fumes when he pulled into a gas station to fuel up. While he was there, he picked up a scratch-off ticket that ended up turning him into a millionaire!
Younes, 48, of Lutz, claimed a $2 million top prize from the $10 GOLD RUSH SUPREME scratch-off game. He chose to receive his winnings as a one-time, lump sum payment of $1,760,000.
"I pulled into the Circle K at the last minute to fill up and decided to buy a Scratch-Off ticket while I waited. I was standing at the pumps when I suddenly realized I was holding a $2 million winning ticket! I was so excited that I left before my tank was full!"
Younes purchased his winning ticket from Circle K, located at 17402 Dona Michelle Boulevard in Tampa. The retailer will receive a $4,000 bonus commission for selling the winning ticket.
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