FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A big payoff for a Fort Worth man who “scratched” his way to a lottery win worth more than $800,000.

George West claimed the top prize of $1,000 per week for 20 years after buying a winning Weekly Grand scratch off ticket. Instead of waiting until 2037 to get his dough, West opted for a cash value, lump payment of $828,089.60.

weekly grand ticket Fort Worth Man Claims Weekly Grand Texas Lottery Prize

(credit: Texas Lottery)

West bought his winning ticket at the No. 7 Food Mart at 1201 Country Club Lane in Fort Worth. The retailer there is eligible for a $10,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

This is the 3rd of five top prizes available in the Weekly Grand game, which offers more than $49 million in total prizes.

More From CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Drip Pan: CBS Local App
Drip Pan: Weather App
Drip Pan: Only CBS

Watch & Listen LIVE