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Abingdon man wins $5 million prize

Published On: Mar 22 2014 01:27:47 PM CDT
ABINGDON, Va. -

An Abingdon, Virginia man has 5 million reasons to celebrate.

Billy Debusk bought a "50X The Money" scratch off ticket and won $5 million,  which is the game's top prize.

Debusk bought the ticket at 5Mart on West Main Street in Abingdon. The store will receive $10,000 from the Virginia Lottery for selling the winning ticket.

He had the choice of taking the full $5 million over 30 years or opting for a one time cast option of more than 3 million before taxes. He took the cash option.

Billy Debusk says he hopes to invest his winnings.