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North Carolina man wins $1 million lottery prize from convenience store scratch-off

ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. (WGHP) — Wilbur Grant, of Charlotte, bought a $10 scratch-off ticket and won the first $1 million top prize in a new scratch-off game, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Grant bought his winning 50X The Cash ticket from EP Mart on South Wesleyan Boulevard in Rocky Mount.

When Grant arrived at lottery headquarters on Tuesday, he had a decision to make.

He could choose to receive his prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000.

He chose the lump sum of $600,000.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $429,003.

Where can I get the latest lottery numbers?

Watch lottery drawings on FOX8! Mega Millions airs at 11 p.m. on Tuesday and Friday. Powerball airs at 10:59 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday. The NC Lottery airs at 11:22 p.m. every night.

You can also find the lottery results online on the FOX8 website


Source: Fox 8 News Channel

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