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North Carolina man wins $$273,471 after buying $1 ticket at gas station

HAYWOOD COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — John Stiles, of Clyde, bought a $1 Cash 5 ticket and won a $273,471 jackpot, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Stiles bought his winning Quick Pick ticket from Samir’s on Wiggins Road in Candler.

His ticket matched all five numbers to win the jackpot in the Sept. 20 drawing.

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

Stiles claimed his prize at lottery headquarters Friday in Raleigh.

After required federal and state tax withholdings, he took home $194,848.

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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