North Carolina woman scores million-dollar win from scratch-off ticket

Published 3:06 pm Saturday, February 5, 2022

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Kimberly Griffin, of Beulaville, took a chance on a $30 scratch-off ticket and won a $1 million prize, according to a press release from the North Carolina Education Lottery.

Griffin bought her lucky $10,000,000 Colossal Cash ticket from the Speedy Mart on East Main Street in Beulaville.

“When Griffin arrived at lottery headquarters Monday, she had a decision to make,” stated the release. “She could choose to receive the prize as an annuity of $50,000 over 20 years or a lump sum of $600,000. She chose the lump-sum amount of $600,000 and, after required state and federal tax withholdings, took home $426,069.”

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