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North Carolina man wins $4 million after buying scratch-off at restaurant

BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WGHP) — Durwood Dixon Jr., of Washington, bought a $30 scratch-off and won a $4 million prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release.

Dixon bought his winning ticket from Mom’s Grill on John Small Avenue in Washington.

When Dixon arrived at lottery headquarters Tuesday, he had a choice to make.

He could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $200,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $2.4 million.

He chose the lump sum of $2.4 million.

After required state and federal tax withholdings, he took home $1,710,009.

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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