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North Carolina man wins $120,000 after buying $1 lottery ticket at gas station

Marvin Thomas, of New Bern, bought a $1 Cash 5 ticket Sunday night and won $120,000, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Thomas bought his winning ticket from Fairfield Fuel Market on Broad Creek Road in New Bern.

The odds of matching numbers on all five white balls are 1 in 962,598.

He claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Wednesday in Raleigh.

After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $85,800.

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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