A Maryland-man is a $10 million Virginia Lottery winner, after purchasing a lottery ticket in Woodbridge.
According to a release, Woody Simmons bought the winning Extreme Millions ticket at Optimax Service Center at 13505 Minnieville Road.
“I just screamed in my car with all the windows up,” said Simmons on discovering he had won.
According to a release, Simmons is a Postal Service worker who regularly stops at the service center.
“I thought, ‘Well, let me take a chance,’” stated Simmons in a release.
The odds of winning the top prize are 1 in 2,937,600.
“He had a choice of taking the full $10 million over 30 years or a one-time cash option of $6,570,302 before taxes. He chose the cash option. The store receives a $50,000 bonus from the Virginia Lottery for selling the winning ticket,” stated a release.
According to the Virginia Lottery this is the first top prize in the Extreme Millions game, and three other top prizes remain unclaimed.
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