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North Carolina man wins $25,000 a year for life after buying $2 ticket

DUPLIN COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Harold Eubanks, of Beulaville, bought a $2 Lucky for Life ticket and won a $25,000 a year for life prize.

Eubanks bought his winning Quick Pick ticket from 365 Stores LLC on North Jackson Street in Beulaville.

He won his prize by matching all five white balls in Thursday’s drawing.

The odds of winning the $25,000 a year for life prize are 1 in 1.8 million.

Eubanks claimed his prize at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and had the choice of receiving $25,000 a year for the rest of his life or a $390,000 lump sum.

He chose the $390,000 lump sum.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $278,853.

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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