Fort Worth 7-Eleven sells winning $2.5 million scratch off

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FORT WORTH - A North Texas man has scored big bucks with his lottery scratch-off ticket.

Johnny Denton of Fort Worth has claimed a $2.5 million top prize, according to Texas Lottery officials. The winning scratch-off was sold at the 7-Eleven in the 3300 block of Western Center Boulevard in north Fort Worth, making the convenience store eligible for a $10,000 retailer bonus.

Denton is the fourth person in Texas - and the first in North Texas -- to win the top prize in the $500,000,000 Cash game.