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In this Thursday, July 17, 2014 photo, scratch-off lottery tickets for sale are on display at Eagles Express in Knightdale, N.C. North Carolina’s lottery has steadily grown over its first decade and its leaders say it has room to grow even more in the coming years. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

TAMPA (WFLA) — A 63-year-old Tampa woman won a $1 million prize from playing a scratch off lottery game in Temple Terrace.

The Florida Lottery said Gail Burney purchased the $20 GOLD RUSH CLASSIC ticket from Wonder Convenient, located at 84121 North 56th Street. She chose the lump-sum payment option of $710,000.

The convenience store will receive a $2,000 commission for selling the winning ticket.

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