North Carolina man scores $200,000 prize from scratch-off ticket

Published 11:10 am Monday, September 6, 2021

Jalin Thomas of Wilson tried his luck on a CA$H PLU$ ticket and became the latest winner of a $200,000 top prize, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

He purchased his winning $5 ticket from Sam’s Jiffy Mart on West Hines Street in Wilson.

Thomas claimed his prize Monday, August 30 at lottery headquarters in Raleigh and took home $141,501 after required federal and state tax withholdings.

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“Ticket sales from scratch-offs like CA$H PLU$ make it possible for the lottery to raise more than $900 million per year for education,” stated the release.

For details on how money raised by the lottery has made an impact, visit www.nclottery.com and click on the “Impact” section.

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