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Madison Heights man wins big in Virginia Lottery

Christopher Parrish won $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery.
Christopher Parrish won $1 million prize in the Virginia Lottery. (Copyright by WSLS - All rights reserved)

MADISON HEIGHTS (WSLS 10) - A Madison Heights man won a $1 million prize in the 20X the Money game.

Christopher Parris bought the scratch-off ticket at the Triangle Market on 100 Wright Shop Road in Madison Heights.

The prize was a choice between $1 million over 30 years or $537,393 in cash. He chose the cash option.

The odds of winning the top prize in this game are 1 in 1,305,600.

The store he bought the ticket from received a $10,000 bonus from the lottery for selling the winning ticket.

Parrish said he has no immediate plans for his winnings, except to pay bills.